CLEVELAND — The 2021 Major League Baseball season gets underway this week, with Opening Day for the Cleveland Indians and 29 other teams set for Thursday. The Tribe begins their 2021 season on Thursday, April 1, at 1:10 p.m. against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.
On Friday, the Indians will kick off a three-game series with the Seattle Mariners, which will mark the first time that Progressive Field has been permitted to host a full capacity of fans since the end of the 2019 season.
CLEVELAND — On the same day that the coronavirus-related health orders in Ohio will expire, the Cleveland Indians will allow a full capacity of fans at Progressive Field. On Tuesday, the Indians announced that beginning on June 2, it will once again be permitting their full capacity of 35,041 fans at Progressive Field.
Kansas City Royals FREE LIVE STREAM (4/5/21): How to watch home opener 2021. WATCH LIVE FOR FREE on ESPN: fuboTV (free 7-day trial) and Hulu Live TV (free trial). The Indians lost their opening series of the season in Detroit but got their first win of the year, 9-3, on Sunday.
WKYC Channel 3 will be television home of Cleveland Indians’ 2021 home opener.
The Cleveland bats backed six different pitchers with four home runs as the Indians swept the Baltimore Orioles behind a 10-3 final from Progressive Field on Thursday afternoon.
The previous name came from team owners Richard and David Jacobs, who had acquired naming rights when the facility opened. The ballpark is still often referred to as “The Jake” based on its original name.
The Indians rank 23rd in attendance with 124,972 fans in 17 home dates, averaging 7,351 fans per games. Progressive Field has not operated at full capacity since the 2019 season.
The teams plays its home games at the Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, which has been the Indians’ home since 1994. The average regular season attendance stood at 22 thousand in 2019, down from over 25 thousand during the 2017 season.
If an Indians game is being televised on SportsTime Ohio, it will also be available on FOX Sports GO. To stream games, users will need to verify their credentials by Signing In with their pay-TV provider’s User ID and Password. There is no additional charge to use FOX Sports GO.
The Indians announced their television broadcast slate today for the upcoming 2020 season, with 57 of the 60 games televised on SportsTime Ohio. Fox will carry the games not on STO (July 30 @ MIN, Aug. 29 @ STL and Sept. 12 @ MIN) while FS1 will simulcast a game on August 11 against Chicago-NL.
Hulu + Live TV is one of the best ways to watch Indians live. Not only does the service have FOX available, you’ll also gain access to SportsTime Ohio, which is where you can watch the Indians live stream.
Andre is a sports contributor for FOX 8 News and a reporter for all Cleveland Indians telecasts on SportsTime Ohio. He is a five-time Emmy winner for his work on Indians broadcast.