Cleveland Indians announce time changes for September games

Sept. 19 moved to a 7:15 p.m. first pitch on FOX (WJW 8 locally); ESPN Sunday Night Baseball selects Sept. 22 game vs. Philadelphia - 6:37 p.m. first pitch

September 9th, 2019

Cleveland, OH— The Cleveland Indians today announced their September 19 vs. Detroit and September 22 vs. Philadelphia games will have new start times.

September 19 against Detroit was originally scheduled for a 7:10 p.m. first pitch and will now start at 7:15 p.m. due to the game being broadcast nationally on FOX (WJW 8 locally). The game will not be televised locally on SportsTime Ohio.

Additionally, ESPN selected the Indians September 22 game vs. Philadelphia to be the Sunday Night Baseball national game. First pitch will be moved from 1:10 p.m. to a new start time of 6:37 p.m. All gates will open at 5:30 p.m. (RF gate will open at 4:30 p.m.).

Limited tickets are still available for both games on

Thursday, Sept. 19 vs. Detroit @ 7:15 p.m. on FOX (WJW 8 locally)

  • First pitch moved from 7:10 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
  • No local telecast

Sunday, Sept. 22 vs. Philadelphia @ 6:37 p.m. on ESPN

  • First pitch moved from 1:10 p.m. to 6:37 p.m.
  • No local telecast

Remember to manage your tickets using the MLB Ballpark App. Use the app to purchase and forward tickets, and have your tickets scanned for entrance to Progressive Field—There’s no need to print tickets.