Indians return home for seven games vs. Royals and Blue Jays

After a nine-game road trip, the Cleveland Indians return to Progressive Field for a seven-game homestand including three games against the Royals (April 27-29) and four against the Blue Jays (April 30-May 3).

TICKETING OPTIONS - BUY EARLY TO SAVE

Visit Indians.com/BuyEarly for the best deals on single game tickets

As in previous seasons, fans who buy early and buy online will receive the lowest prices on game tickets. For example, fans who purchase Lower Box or Lower Reserved tickets for the Friday, May 1 game by April 27 will save an average of 25% on gameday prices.

Purchasing tickets on Indians.com, even with online convenience fees, will always be less than purchasing in-person at the Progressive Field box office or Team Shop.

District Ticket presented by SportsTime Ohio: For $13, fans will get a Standing Room Only ticket with their first drink included (a 12 oz. domestic beer for those age 21 and over, Pepsi product or bottled water).

KeyBank Kids Ticket: These tickets start at just $10 (in April and May) for kids 12 and under with the purchase of an adult ticket (max of two kids per adult). Tickets are located in the redesigned Family Deck (formerly the Mezzanine section) and adjacent to our expanded Kids Clubhouse.

INDIANS TESTING 6:10PM WEEKNIGHT STARTS THIS HOMESTAND

The Cleveland Indians remind fans that each game in this week's home series against the Kansas City Royals at Progressive Field will begin at 6:10PM ET, an hour earlier than typical weeknight games.

The club is testing an earlier weeknight start time during the season's early months to support the best interests of our players and fans, in an effort to avoid potential weather issues. Additionally, families and children who may be attending the games will arrive home an hour earlier.

FAMILY-FRIENDLY PROGRAMS

In a continued effort to connect generations and build on the family-friendliness at Progressive Field, the Cleveland Indians have several family areas in the ballpark as well as kid-focused programs.

Kids Clubhouse and Family Deck: Families now can enjoy the game in a space designed specifically for them. Our newly renovated, two-story Kids Clubhouse includes Step2 toys, interactive games and kid-friendly food items for the young ones, while still providing an excellent view of the game for mom and dad.

TribeTown MVPs: New for 2015, TribeTown MVPs is the official kids club of the Cleveland Indians. Registered MVPs will have the chance to attend exclusive events, receive monthly newsletters, and skip the line for activities in the Kids Clubhouse. Memberships can be purchased at Indians.com/TribeTownMVPs.

Indians Youth Baseball Camps: Indians Youth Baseball Camps presented by Cleveland Clinic Children's aims to teach the fundamentals of baseball and the Indians way to play. Camps are taught by former MLB player and Cleveland native Matt Kata. Those interested can find more information at Indians.com/YouthBaseball.

KeyBank Kids Fun Days: Every Sunday home game of the 2015 season will be KeyBank Kids Fun Days. Families can come to enjoy special activities including magic shows, SportsTime Ohio Kids Show and Kids Run the Bases presented by Cleveland Clinic Children's.

ROYALS SERIES FOCUS/PROMOTIONS

Monday, April 27, 2015 vs. Royals @ 6:10PM

ALL GATES: OPEN at 5PM (Right Field Gate/Family Deck open at 4PM)
Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD, WMMS, WTAM/IRN

Terrace Club: The third floor of the Terrace Club will once again be open to the public in 2015 for fans to enjoy.

Buy Early to Save: Fans who purchase tickets today for our Friday, May 1 game against the Blue Jays will save 25% off gameday prices. Visit Indians.com/BuyEarly.

50/50 Raffle: The 50/50 Raffle will be available for all home games of the 2015 season. The raffle will support Cleveland Indians Charities in their mission to provide softball and baseball programs to the underprivileged youth of Cleveland.

Tuesday, April 28 vs. Royals @ 6:10PM

*ALL GATES: OPEN at 5PM (Right Field Gate/Family Deck open at 4PM)
Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD, WTAM/WMMS/IRN (radio subject to change)

Tribe Rewards Kiosk: Season Ticket Holders can visit the new Tribe Rewards Kiosk, located in section 156 behind home plate. Fans can use TR points to redeem items on-the-spot, including signed items from your favorite players, unique merchandise, classic memorabilia, and more.

Wednesday, April 29 vs. Royals @ 6:10PM

*ALL GATES: OPEN at 5AM (Right Field Gate opens at 4PM)
Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD, WTAM/WMMS/IRN

Tramon Williams first pitch: Cleveland Browns cornerback Tramon Williams will be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch. The Browns signed Williams in March after he spent eight seasons with the Green Bay Packers.

Sony PlayStation scavenger hunt: Fans in attendance will have the chance to win a Sony PlayStation by taking part in an in-game scavenger hunt. Clues will be announced mid-inning from the first to the fourth with the winning announced mid-fifth.

BLUE JAYS SERIES FOCUS/PROMOTIONS

Thursday, April 30 vs. Blue Jays @ 7:10PM

*ALL GATES: OPEN at 6PM (Right Field Gate opens at 5PM)
Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD, WTAM/WMMS/IRN

Ballpark app: Download MLB.com Ballpark and stay up to date on all things Tribe. Ballpark features mobile check-in offers from KeyBank, Majestic and New Era, interactive concourse map, exclusive team videos and more.

Friday, May 1 vs. Blue Jays @ 7:10PM

*ALL GATES: OPEN at 6PM (Right Field Gate opens at 5PM)
Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD, WTAM/WMMS/IRN

Topps Cards post-game giveaway: Topps baseball cards will be available to all fans upon exiting the ballpark.

Terrace Club: The third floor of the Terrace Club will once again be open to the public in 2015.

Saturday, May 2 vs. Blue Jays @ 4:10PM

*ALL GATES: OPEN at 2PM
Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD, WTAM/WMMS/IRN

GIBBY Award presentation: Corey Kluber and Lonnie Chisenhall will receive their 2014 GIBBY (Greatness in Baseball Yearly) awards on the field pre-game. Kluber received the GIBBY for breakout pitcher while Chisenhall took home the award for hitting performance. (Presentation date is dependent on pitching rotation.)

Play Sun Smart: In combined efforts with Major League Baseball, the Cleveland Indians aim to educate fans on how to be sun smart. A booth will be set up for fans to come learn more about the Sun Smart program and how they can play safe.

Sunday, May 3 vs. Blue Jays @ 1:10PM

*ALL GATES: OPEN at 11AM
Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD, WTAM/WMMS/IRN

KeyBank Kids Fun Day: Back for another season, Kids Fun Day will take place every Sunday of 2015. Families can enjoy kid friendly activities in the newly renovated Kids Clubhouse including performances from Manny The Magician, Great Lakes Science Center, Jungle Terry and more.

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

Purell post-game sampling: Fans are able to take free samples of Purell hand sanitizer after the game. Samples will be available at all gates.