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December 6, 2013
Contact: Mike Sakal, Public Information Officer
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Spring Training 2014: Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians schedules released
Tickets on sale December 14, Reds, Indians open Cactus League season Feb. 26
Spring Training at Goodyear Ballpark begins in less than three months, but tickets to see the Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians in action – the 2013 American and National League Wild-card Major League Playoff contenders, go on sale December 14.
The Reds and Indians start their march toward the regular season at 1:05 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26 in its traditional opener when the Indians host the Reds at Goodyear Ballpark. Then, at 1:05 p.m. on Thursday, February 27, the Reds host the Indians. On the first weekend of action (March 1 and March 2), the first 1,500 fans through the gates will receive a fleece blanket.
Overall, the Reds and Indians each will play 15 games at Goodyear Ballpark, 1933 South Ballpark Way – voted the Best Place to See a Spring Training Game two of the last four years. The Reds celebrate their 5th Spring Training season in Goodyear in 2014; the Indians celebrated their 5th year in Goodyear in 2013.
“We’re excited for another Spring Training season being upon us,” said Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord. “Last year, both the Reds and Indians made it to the Wild Card Playoffs, and the fans are excited to see them start the baseball season in Goodyear to make the playoffs again.”
Tickets for the Reds and Indians have become a more popular item each year. In 2013, ticket sales increased by 6 percent from 2012, and marked a near 30 percent increase since 2011.
Tickets range in price from $8 to $29. Season ticket plans are on sale now. Three or more game mini plans and group tickets go on sale December 9.
They can be purchased online or from select Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets in the Outfield Box, Outfield Reserved and Berm areas for children 12-and-under can be purchased for half price of regular tickets with the purchase of an adult ticket. Right Field Pavilion tickets ($32) include unlimited food and non-alcoholic beverages.
So get your tickets early!
Call 800-745-3000 or purchase tickets at Goodyear Ballpark Ticket Office, 1933 S. Ballpark Way or online at www.goodyearbp.com. Goodyear Ballpark Ticket office will be open Saturday, December 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call (623) 882-3130.
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