CLEVELAND, OH — SportsTime Ohio is excited to announce it will carry 154 regular season Indians games. Play-by-play announcer Matt Underwood and color analyst Rick Manning will return to the booth to call all the action with Katie Witham reporting.
The network will provide comprehensive pregame and post-game coverage of the Indians all season long with IndiansLive, featuring co-hosts Al Pawlowski and Jason Stanford as well as reporter Witham. Former Indians pitcher Jensen Lewis will also join the Indians Live broadcast team on select home games.The pregame edition of Indians Live, presented by GMC,will provide fans with commentary, interviews and features delivering in-depth pregame coverage of the Indians 30 minutes prior to every game telecast. Immediately following the final out of each game, the post-game edition of Indians Live, presented by Conrad’s, will feature highlights, interviews and analysis as well as a recap of other MLB games.
Regular season coverage of the Tribe begins with their season opener on Monday, March 31st in Oakland when the Indians take on the A’s at 10:00pm. Coverage will begin at 7:00pm with a special All Bets Are Off with Bruce Drennan followed by an hour-long Indians Live pregame show at 9:00pm.
The Indians host the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field in their home opener on Friday, April 4th at 3:00pm. Coverage of Opening Day will begin at noon with All Bets Are Off with Bruce Drennan live from Progressive Field. SportsTime Ohio will also produce an hour-long Indians Live pregame show starting at 2:00pm, highlighting all the Opening Day festivities. Following the game, the lineup includes Indians Live postgame show and a replay of the game.
Select Indians games will also be televised nationally on FOX Sports and FOX Sports 1.
See schedule below for details.
Additional Indians Show This Season:
· Tribe Report â Tuesdays following Indians Live postgame show (check local listings) with replays Wednesdays at 3:00pm
o Pawlowski and Stanford provide weekly updates on the Indians.
o Premieres Tuesday, April 8th at 10:30pm
FOXSportsOhio.com will bring Tribe fans the latest Indians news and feature stories all season long. Fans can chat live with sports writer Joe Reedy every Indians home game on FOXSportsOhio.com. Reedy will also provide analysis of the Indians through pregame notes, feature stories and breaking news throughout the season. Tony Lastoria will also be part of FOXSportsOhio.com‘s Indians coverage with multiple weekly reports on happenings on both minor league and major league baseball. FOXSportsOhio.com will have fans covered all the way from Rookie Ball through the Major Leagues.