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Cleveland Indians announce May 9 game vs. Cincinnati postponed; Rescheduled for August 9

May 9, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH -- The Cleveland Indians announced today’s (May 9) game against the Cincinnati Reds has been postponed due to inclement weather and will be rescheduled on August 9 – a mutual off day for both clubs. The August 9 first pitch time is TBD. All tickets from today’s game

Robert Pérez surgery

May 7, 2021

Earlier this afternoon Roberto Pérez underwent surgery on his right ring finger at Kettering Health in Dayton, Ohio. Renowned hand surgeon Dr. Thomas J. Graham stabilized the fracture in Roberto’s hand with 3 pins. Estimated return to play timeframe is 8-to-10 weeks.

Cleveland Indians announce inaugural Grand Slam Beerfest at Progressive Field on July 31

Festival will celebrate local and reginal craft beers, wines & cocktails
May 6, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced the baseball themed Inaugural Grand Slam Beerfest at Progressive Field on Saturday, July 31, 2021. Fans will be able to choose between two different sessions to sample over 150 Craft Beers, Wines and Cocktails while checking out the ballpark. The new event,

Cleveland Indians announce April 21 game vs. Chicago White Sox postponed; rescheduled as part of a traditional doubleheader on May 31

Exchange details, based on method of purchase, available at Indians.com/ScheduleChanges
April 21, 2021

The Cleveland Indians announced tonight’s (April 21) game against the Chicago White Sox has been postponed due to playing conditions and will be rescheduled as a traditional doubleheader on May 31 with two 7-inning games starting at 3:10PM ET. Gates will open at 2PM ET and only fans with tickets

Cleveland Indians announce Friday-Sunday Yankees games reach 30% capacity; Tickets still availabe for Thursday 

Tickets still remain for games vs. CWS (April 20-21), NYY (April 22) and MIN (April 26-28)
April 20, 2021

Cleveland, OH—The Cleveland Indians announced today that the club’s weekend games against New York-AL (April 23-25) have reached 30% capacity* and tickets are no longer available for those games. Tickets are still available for the remaining home games during the Tribe’s 9-game homestand, including series against Chicago-AL (April 20-21) and

Cleveland Indians announce May capacity increase, promo items and single-game onsale date

May single-game tickets to go on sale on May 3 at 10AM ET; priority access for Season Ticket Holders, Voucher Plans and Six Pack purchasers; Promotions return in May; includes Sugardale Dollar Dog Night, Fireworks & $2 Pregame in the District, presented by Miller Lite & Coors Light, and more
April 19, 2021

Cleveland, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced tickets for all May home games will go on sale to the general public starting Monday, May 3 at 10AM ET on www.Indians.com/Tickets. Following new public health orders regarding outside events from the Ohio Department of Health and the Governor of Ohio,

Cleveland Indians Charities to host High School Hardball Classic, presented by Nike, April 16 at Progressive Field

Eight local teams to take part in 16th annual event benefiting Cleveland Indians Charities
April 14, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH -- The 16th annual Cleveland Indians Charities (CIC) High School Hardball Classic, presented by Nike, featuring eight area high school baseball teams, will be played at Progressive Field on Friday, April 16. This year’s participating teams include Avon Lake, Kenston, Fairview Park, Chardon, Bay Village, Benedictine, St. Edwards

Cleveland Indians introduce 'Playball! CLE' presented by Ohio 529; initiative to support youth baseball and softball in Greater Cleveland

Eight leagues will join 'PlayBall! CLE' in its pilot year
April 7, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced the establishment of “PlayBall! CLE” presented by Ohio 529 – an initiative of Cleveland Indians Charities that will provide financial support to underserved baseball and softball organizations throughout Greater Cleveland. As an organization, the goal of PlayBall! CLE is to improve the

Indians roster reduction (pre-arb contacts)

March 12, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transaction relative to the 2021 Major League Spring Training roster: Optioned INF NOLAN JONES, RHP JEAN CARLOS MEJÍA, RHP ELI MORGAN, LHP SCOTT MOSS and RHP CARLOS VARGAS to Triple-A Columbus. Reassigned RHP KYLE DOWDY and OF BILLY HAMILTON to

OF Harold Ramirez claimed

February 24, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced the club claimed OF HAROLD RAMIREZ (#40) off outright waivers. To allow room on the 40-man roster RHP JORDAN HUMPHREYS was designated for assignment. Ramirez, 26, spent most of the 2020 season on the Injured List, first with a non-baseball medical condition

Indians announce 2021 player development staff assignments

February 22, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced the organizational staff alignment within the Player Development System for the upcoming Minor League season. The upcoming season marks the first year for Major League Baseball’s 120-team realignment of Minor League Baseball and Player Development systems. As a part of the realignment,

C Ryan Lavarnway invited to Major League camp

February 19, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced the signing of free agent C RYAN LAVARNWAY (luh-VARN-way) to a Minor League contract with a non-roster invitation to Major League Spring Training camp. Lavarnway, 33, is a veteran of 13 professional seasons after being selected by Boston in the sixth round

Blake Parker signed

February 16, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced the signing of free agent RHP BLAKE PARKER (#53) to a Minor League contract with a non-roster invitation to Major League camp. Parker, 35, owns an eight-year Major League career ERA of 3.52 and 34 saves over 303 appearances (3GS, 301.2IP, 258H,

Billy Hamilton invited to Major League camp

February 15, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced the signing of free agent OF BILLY HAMILTON (#13) to a Minor League contract with a non-roster invitation to Major League Spring Training camp. Hamilton, 30, owns an eight-year Major League average of .241 (684-for-2839) with 101 doubles, 36 triples, 22 home

Indians confirm RHP Heath Hembree signing

February 5, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced the signing of free agent RHP HEATH HEMBREE to a Minor League contract with a non-roster invitation to Major League camp. Hembree, 32, has spent the bulk of his career in the Boston Red Sox bullpen, logging the second-most appearances (251) among

Indians confirm signing of OF Eddie Rosario

February 4, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced the signing of free agent OF EDDIE ROSARIO (#9) to a Major League contract for the 2021 season. Rosario, 29, has spent his entire six-year career to date with the Minnesota Twins, batting .277 (738-for-2661) with 134 doubles, 22 triples, 119 home

Indians extend seven non-roster invitations to Major League Spring Training camp

INF Mike Freeman re-signed to Minor League deal
February 4, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today extended non-roster invitations to seven players to 2021 Major League Spring Training Camp. The following players have been invited to Major League camp: PITCHERS (5) 86 Dowdy, Kyle RHP 89 Gose, Anthony LHP 56 Johnson, DJ RHP 66 Sandlin, Nick RHP 36 Shaw,

Indians invite RHPs Bryan Shaw & DJ Johnson to Major League camp

February 3, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced the signing of free agent RHP’s BRYAN SHAW and DJ JOHNSON to Minor League contracts with non-roster invitations to Major League camp. Shaw, 33, returns to Cleveland after spending five seasons with the club, 2013-17, compiling a club record 110 holds and

Indians re-sign 2B Cesar Hernandez

January 29, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced the signing of free agent 2B CESAR HERNANDEZ to a Major League contract for the 2021 season with a club option for 2022. Hernandez, 30, enjoyed his best career season to date in 2020, his first campaign in Cleveland, leading the American

Cleveland Indians partner with Cleveland Clinic to provide guidance for fan health & safety at Progressive Field

Cleveland Clinic will provide guidance on health & safety measures at Progressive Field; detailed recommended protocols and procedures will be announced closer to the start of play
January 28, 2021

Cleveland, OH -- The Cleveland Indians today announced a partnership with Cleveland Clinic for the health system to provide health and safety guidance to the Club, in anticipation of fans being allowed to return to Progressive Field for the 2021 season. With the development of the health and safety partnership,

Cleveland opens 2020-2021 international signing period; signing 15 players

January 15, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced the signing of 15 international amateur free agents for the 2020-2021 signing period. The club’s international signing class, which was announced by Vice President of International Scouting PAUL GILLISPIE, includes 15 players from across Latin America, including seven from the Dominican Republic,

Cleveland & New York Mets complete six-player trade

Club Acquires INF Andrés Giménez, INF Amed Rosario and Two Top-10 Prospects from the Mets
January 7, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transaction relative to the 2021 40-man Major League roster: Acquired INF ANDRÉS GIMÉNEZ, INF AMED ROSARIO, RHP JOSH WOLF and OF ISAIAH GREENE from the New York Mets in exchange for SS FRANCISCO LINDOR and RHP CARLOS CARRASCO. Giménez, 22,

Cleveland Indians announce decision to change current team name

December 14, 2020

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced our decision to begin the process of changing from our team name “Indians.” Since July, we have conducted an extensive process to learn how our team name affected different constituencies and whether it aligned with our organizational values. As a result of

Indians place three on All-MLB Team

RHP Shane Bieber earns first-team accolades
December 9, 2020

CLEVELAND, OH – Major League Baseball today announced the selections for the second annual All-MLB Team presented by CohnReznick. The first and second teams, which were announced earlier this evening on MLB Network, were determined by a combination of voting from fans and a decorated panel of media members, broadcasters,

Indians extend invitations to join club's player development family

December 9, 2020

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians are excited to announce the club has invited the Columbus Clippers, Akron RubberDucks, Lake County Captains and Lynchburg Hillcats to become our affiliates in MLB’s new Player Development structure. The current structure calls for the Columbus Clippers to remain the Triple-A affiliate while Akron