(Cleveland) – It’s time for Cleveland to do what the Texas Rangers fans could not…cheer the home team to a Wild Card victory.
By beating the Rangers in Arlington Monday night, the Tampa Bay Rays have earned the right to play at Progressive Field Wednesday night.
The Indians are encouraging fans to “Rock Your Red” as the team makes its first Postseason appearance since 2007.
Tribe fans are encouraged to wear red clothing to support the club as it pushes for a spot in the American League Division Series. In addition, each fan will receive a white rally towel, courtesy of Progressive Insurance.
“Our players have said repeatedly that our fans’ passion drives them on the field,” said Indians President Mark Shapiro. “Let’s ‘Rock our Red’ on Wednesday to push them to a Wild Card victory and show the nation that this is a Tribe Town!”
The Indians will have a number of festivities for fans prior to Wednesday’s game.
Former Tribe slugger Andre Thornton, a four-time All-Star and Indians Hall of Famer, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the game. Veteran local singer Dan Polk will sing the National Anthem.
The “Mike Trivisonno Show” will broadcast live from the Champion Windows Studio inside Progressive Field from 3PM-6PM on Wednesday.
All Gates for the Wild Card Game, which is a sellout, will open at 6PM. The Indians encourage fans to be in their seats early to see all the pre-game festivities.
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