Jodi's tour of Miller Park

Newsradio 620 WTMJ's Jodi Becker has spent the past week at Miller Park gathering a behind-the-scene look at opening day preps.

  • The stadium sleeps waiting for fans.

  • Inside the control room where some pro's run the score board.

  • Altea Mercer runs the show OFF the field.

  • The crew checks opening day graphics on the big board.

  • Another field shot taken from the press box.

  • More from the press box looking out to the stands.

  • The team's main store is stocked and ready.

  • Hats anyone?

  • There's something for everyone in every price point.

  • Jerseys are always a BIG seller.

  • A fan designed jersey.

  • Lots and lots and LOTS of baseballs.

  • An entire section for the female fans too!

  • Need a baseball? They have you covered.

  • New gold jersey this season.

  • Hats galore.

  • Something to waive opening day.

  • Food preps started days before the game.

  • A chef inside one of Miller Park's 5 kitchens.

  • The team brought in one million dollars worth of merchandise to sell during the season's kick-off.

  • More of the merch...it takes 100 people to move stuff and keep stores loaded on game day.

  • The roof opened 3/28/13 for the first time in months!

  • Pretty dirt and last minute preps.

  • Newsradio 620 WTMJ's Jodi Becker can't pass up the chance to dig her feet into the dirt!

  • Nice grass!

  • Who has a lawn this green this spring?

  • The head grounds keeper asks for an open roof to let the sun hit the field.

  • Extra dirt, who knew the team kept extra dirt on hand?

  • A view from up above.

  • The 25-foot Dew Deck rock wall.

  • There are three different routes with hand and foot grips.

  • The remodeled Dew Deck.

  • The Dew Deck seats.

  • The path to the new Miller Lite Party Deck.

  • Another view...notice the open air feel.

  • You can see the downtown skyline from the Miller Lite Party Deck.

  • The front row feel from seats in the Miller Lite Party Deck.

  • Fun with racing sausages.

  • More sausage racing action.

  • More racing sausage action.

  • A slide for the kids in a new children's area.

  • Klements has expanded their deal with the team and once result is a specially dedicated concessions area.

  • This is where fans can meet the racing sausages after they race.

  • A new spot to take pictures with the racing sausages.

  • New sponsor Sky Vodka's lounge area.

  • New club level lounge sponsored by Sky Vodka.

  • New lounge with a sleek and more open feel on the club level.