SportsTime Ohio to feature Jim Thome with special Indians programming this Saturday

CLEVELAND, OHIO -€“ SportsTime Ohio is excited to highlight Jim Thome with special Indians programs on Saturday as well as once again be part of Tribe Fest this weekend.

This year’s Tribe Fest is scheduled for Saturday, January 24, and Sunday, January 25, at Progressive Field. SportsTime Ohio’s Tribe Report, hosted by Jensen Lewis, will broadcast live from Tribe Fest on Saturday from noon to 2:00pm.

The network will feature Jim Thome with additional Indians programming throughout the day on Saturday.

· 12 noon-2:00pm -€“ Tribe Report live from Tribe Fest

· 2:00-3:00pm – Indians Roundtable with Jim Thome, John Hart & Charlie Manuel

o  Click for a SNEAK PEEK video of the Roundtable as Jim Thome reminisces about the start of his career.

· 5:00pm – Indians Rewind game from September 23, 2011 vs. Minnesota Twins

o  On the night the Indians celebrated Jim Thome’s 600 HR milestone with special pregame ceremony, Thome went long with a 425-foot homer. Carlos Santana blasted a first-pitch home run in the ninth to seal the 6-5 Indians win.

· 8:00pm -€“ Indians Roundtable replay with Jim Thome, John Hart & Charlie Manuel

· 9:00pm -€“ Indians Rewind game from August 27, 2011 vs. Kansas City Royals

o  In his second game back with the Indians, Thome’s 602nd career home run in the sixth inning gave the Tribe the 5-4 lead. Two innings later with two outs, Asdrubal Cabrera belted a three-run shot for the 8-7 win.

SportsTime Ohio will have additional space at Tribe Fest all weekend long, offering fans the opportunity to play video games in SportsTime Ohio’s video game truck and meet FOX Sports Ohio Girl Bridget. For complete event details, visit Indians.com/TribeFest.