SIX-GAME HOMESTAND VS. MARINERS AND TIGERS MAY 17-22

The Indians return to Progressive Field for a six-game homestand, which features a four-game series with the Seattle Mariners (May 17-20) and a two-game series against the Detroit Tigers (May 21-22).

Dollar Dog Night presented by Sugardale, Friday, May 17
Scout Night, Friday, May 17
Fireworks, Beatles Theme, Friday, May 17
Photo Day, Saturday, May 18
Block C Rally Cap, presented by Strickland's Frozen Custard, Saturday, May 18
KeyBank Kids Fun Day, Sunday, May 19
Kids Run The Bases presented by Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital, Sunday, May 19
Weather Education Day presented by Time Warner Cable, Monday, May 20

THE LATEST FROM THE CORNER OF CARNEGIE AND ONTARIO

CONVENIENT, AFFORDABLE TRANSPORTATION

With road closures in downtown Cleveland due to the filming of "Captain America 2" and seasonal improvements, the Indians urge fans to take a free shuttle from the Ohio City area for Thursday night, Friday and Saturday games. The shuttle operates one hour before and one hour after each game.

4-3-2-1 CONCESSIONS INITIATIVE
Prices for many top-selling items have been reduced for the 2013 season. Most notably, hot dogs will start at $3 - a 33% reduction from 2012 -- and 12-ounce draft beers will be $4 each day. Soda refills will cost fans only $2. Plus, Sugardale will sponsor 15 Dollar Dog Nights at Progressive Field, the next this Friday, May 17.

ALL-STAR BALLOTING CONTINUES ONLINE
Online balloting for the 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, to be played July 16th at Citi Field in New York City, is under way on Indians.com. Fans can vote up to 25 times on Indians.com/vote or by way of their mobile devices, while those fans with an Indians.com account will earn an additional 10 ballots.

TICKETING OPTIONS - BUY EARLY AND SAVE
Good seats still remain for all 2013 Indians home games. Show our rivals that this is a Tribe Town!

Fans' best value comes by buying early and using our new paperless ticketing technology, FanPass. Not only does buying in advance and employing paperless ticketing offer the best price, but fans also can avoid long lines on gamedays. Buy tickets online at Indians.com/Tickets.

MARINERS SERIES FOCUS/PROMOTIONS
Friday, May 17 vs. Mariners @ 7:05PM
*ALL GATES: OPEN at 5:30PM (Gate C at 4:30PM)
Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD; WTAM/WMMS/IRN

BALLPARK EVENTS
Dollar Dog Night, presented by Sugardale: Come out to Progressive Field and enjoy Sugardale Dollar Dog Night, one of 15 during 2013. Hot dogs are only $1 in the ballpark as the Indians play host to Seattle.

Fireworks: The first of 16 fireworks nights at Progressive Field will be set to a tribute to Beatles music and begin shortly after the conclusion of the series opener vs. the Mariners. Included in the 16 fireworks nights is the annual two-night spectacular Rock N' Blast on Aug. 9-10. Sections 101-103, 170-179, 303-304, 504 and 570-77 will be cleared, as will the Bleachers, Home Run Porch, Market Pavilion and RIDGID Jobsite Bar.

Ohio City shuttle: A free shuttle transports Indians fans from Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood starting one hour before game time and runs back to Ohio City for an hour after the game.

Scout Night: 2,000 Cleveland-area Boy and Girl Scouts will be on hand for a pre-game parade.

Majestic Athletic "Wear Your Hero" Race Around the Bases: Two fans, chosen at random, will race around the Progressive Field bases after the game, putting on oversized Indians gear along the way.

Cleveland Indians Charities In-Park Auction: Items up for grabs in Section 156 include autographed Justin Masterson baseball and photo, Mike Aviles jersey, Asdrubal Cabrera baseball and photo, Drew Stubbs bat, Michael Brantley jersey and Jason Kipnis bat.

Cleveland Foodbank Collection: Donate to the Cleveland Foodbank before entering the Progressive Field gates. (Donations can be made through May 22.)

Saturday, May 18 vs. Mariners @ 1:05PM
*ALL GATES: OPEN at 11:30AM
Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD; WTAM/WMMS/IRN

BALLPARK EVENTS
Block C Rally Cap giveaway, presented by Strickland's Frozen Custard: Cheer on the Tribe in this stylish rally cap (first 10,000 fans).     

Photo Day: Get your picture taken with your favorite Indians player at six 2013 games! Fans will have the opportunity to have their picture taken with one member of the Indians 25-man roster.

• Registration is free but you must have a ticket into the game to participate.
• Participants must print out and bring registration confirmation email to access the event.
• One photo per registration and a maximum of six people allowed in photo.
• Staff photographers will be on hand to take photos (additional purchase required) or fans can bring their own cameras to take their picture.
• All players will be assigned the day of the game and are subject to change based on availability.

Ohio City shuttle: A free shuttle transports Indians fans from Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood starting one hour before game time and runs back to Ohio City for an hour after the game.

Indians Wives Association "Tribe Treasures Auction" with Mystery Balls: Various wives of Indians players will be on hand auctioning off unique signed items and experiences.

Circle K Coupons: Post-game Circle K Polar Pop coupons.

Sunday, May 19 vs. Mariners @ 1:05PM
*ALL GATES: OPEN at 11:30AM (Gate C/East Pedestrian Bridge at 11:00AM)
Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD; WTAM/WMMS/IRN

BALLPARK EVENTS
KeyBank Kids Fun Day: Each remaining Sunday home game will feature KeyBank Kids Fun Days. Activities include appearances by Radio Disney, Jungle Terry and more; Wiffle ball, batting cages, photo booth, climbing wall and video games; appearances by Slider and the Hot Dogs; and the Kids Clubhouse, featuring the Rookie Suite presented by University Hospitals and Slugger's Sandlot presented by KeyBank. Fun Days also feature Signature Sunday, where 150 children will be chosen to get autographs from select Tribe players, and Kids Starting Lineups.

Kids Run the Bases Presented by Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital: Young Tribe fans will have the opportunity to run around the bases like their favorite players. All kids (12 & Under) can stay immediately after the game to take part, and will receive a giveaway item from Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital when they're finished.

BP Couponing: BP will offer BP Driver Rewards Cards to all fans after the game.

Monday, May 20 vs. Mariners @ 12:05PM
*ALL GATES: OPEN at 11:00AM
Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD; WTAM/IRN

BALLPARK EVENTS
Weather Education Day, presented by Time Warner Cable: Over 6,000 children will be on hand for cartoons, a Radio Disney appearance, a Youth Baseball Camp demonstration and a weather education presentation from WKYC meteorologist Betsy Kling.

Plus, as part of the program, all children participating in the program receive a Weather Education Booklet.

Domino's Pizza Couponing: Domino's Pizza will offer coupons to fans exiting Progressive Field.

Pepsi Sampling: Pepsi will offer samples to fans on Gateway Plaza.

WANT TO PLAY BALL AT PROGRESSIVE FIELD? YOU CAN!

Indians fans can experience the thrill of being a Major League ballplayer by registering for the team's One Day Baseball Experience, at Progressive Field on September 14. Participants each will play a doubleheader, with games lasting seven innings, and will be provided two replica jerseys, a pair of baseball pants, hat, belt and one pair of socks.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Indians.com/hostedevents.

 

TIGERS SERIES FOCUS/PROMOTIONS
           

Tuesday, May 21 vs. Tigers @ 7:05PM
*ALL GATES: OPEN at 6:00PM (Gate C at 4:30PM)
Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD; WTAM/WMMS/IRN

BALLPARK EVENTS
"Mike and Mike" co-host Mike Greenberg throws out ceremonial first pitch: He and fellow host Mike Golic will be broadcasting live from Progressive Field on Tuesday morning. Over 200 Progressive employees will be on hand as spectators for the event; the tandem will broadcast from near the Budweiser Patio in Sections 121 and 122.

Cleveland Foodbank Collection: Donate to the Cleveland Foodbank before entering the Progressive Field gates. (Donations can be made through May 22.)

Pepsi Sampling: Pepsi will offer samples to fans on Gateway Plaza.

Circle K Couponing: Post-game Circle K Polar Pop couponing.

Wednesday, May 22 vs. Tigers @ 7:05PM
*ALL GATES: OPEN at 6:00PM (Gate C at 4:30PM)
Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD; WTAM/WMMS/IRN

BALLPARK EVENTS
MLB Mother's Day Honorary Bat Girl presentation: As part of Major League Baseball's 2013 Honorary Bat Girl Contest, Mayfield Village resident Colleen DeVito will throw out a ceremonial first pitch and be honored prior to Wednesday's game. The program recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and demonstrate a commitment to eradicating the disease.

Huntington Bank Welcome Wednesdays: The first 50 Huntington customers who present their Huntington Bank card will receive two (2) tickets to Wednesday's game. Simply go to the Huntington Bank table located next to the main ticket office starting three (3) hours prior to game time, show your Huntington card, and receive two (2) tickets while supplies last.

Major League Baseball Advanced Media's "Bucks on the Pond": Fans can walk away with cash by answering questions posed by representatives from MLBAM on concourse near Gate C starting at 4:30PM and ending when the game begins.

"Mike and Mike" live broadcast from 6AM-10AM: The duo will broadcast live from the Progressive Field concourse near the Bud Patio.

BP Couponing: BP will offer BP Driver Rewards Cards to all fans after the game.