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Fan Forum conference call with Tom Hamilton takes place Wednesday at 3:00pm

The Indians will be holding a Fan Forum conference call with Indians Radio Broadcaster Tom Hamilton on Wednesday afternoon, beginning at 3:00pm ET. Fans will have the opportunity to submit questions to the long-time voice of the Tribe, and Season Ticket Holders will have priority access to asking questions to Hamilton.

Fans interested in joining the call will have several options available to participate. Season Ticket Holders will receive a call at their primary phone number with an option to opt-in to the call. Alternatively, all fans will have the option to dial in around 3:00pm, using the information below:

Dial: 877-229-8493
Enter Pin-code: 13595
Date: Wednesday, September 3
Time: 3:00pm ET

The Indians are in the midst of a key 11-game homestand, with 4 games vs. Detroit, a weekend series against the White Sox, then one game vs. LA and a 3-game series with Minnesota. Visit Indians.com for complete details on the upcoming schedule, and where the Indians stand in the postseason race.

Introducing Triple Play for Season Ticket Holders: Renew/Check-In/Link for 5,000 Tribe Rewards points!

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With the move to the MyTickets account management system set for next season, the Indians have introduced a special deal for Season Ticket Holders to prepare for 2015.

The ‘Triple Play’ offer requires three simple steps from Season Ticket Holders, and once all three are completed, accounts will be credited with 5,000 bonus Tribe Rewards points.

To participate, simply complete the following tasks by the end of the next homestand (September  1 – September 11), and your account will be credited the points, which can be rolled over to the 2015 season!


 

Step 1. Register for MyTickets and renew your seats for 2015

- CLICK HERE to visit the MyTickets login page.

Step 2. Download MLB.com At the Ballpark application and check-in at an Indians home game.

- Visit http://www.Indians.com/BallparkApp for more information and to download the app on your iOS or Android device.

Step 3. Visit your MyTickets account and link your MLB account to your MyTickets account (See below of screenshots of how to link accounts.)

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- Once logged in, select the “My Account” button in the upper right (see white arrow).

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- Select the tab labelled “Link MLB Accounts” (see black arrow).

- Confirm your account information, and then click “Link My Tickets Accounts” (see red arrow).


After these three tasks have been confirmed, your Tribe Rewards account will be eligible to receive 5,000 additional points!

Please note, that accounts will not be credited immediately, but points accrued through Triple Play will be uploaded on Wednesday, September 17.

More great offers through MLB.com At the Ballpark App this weekend at Progressive Field!

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Fans visiting Progressive Field for this weekend’s series with the Astros will have the opportunity to take advantage of great check-in offers on the MLB.com At the Ballpark app (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD).

In addition to check-in offers for promotional items, concessions and merchandise, fans using At the Ballpark can watch game highlights directly on their phone, find a comprehensive ballpark map, track 50/50 raffle results and more!

Check out a preview of this weekend’s offers below:

 

Friday, August 22:

- KeyBank will be offering $10 Key Cash to fans that check-in using At the Ballpark, and visit the KeyBank Kiosk outside section 150. Key Cash can be used as Indians Fun Money to purchase concessions and merchandise around the ballpark. Supplies are limited, so fans are encouraged to arrive early on Friday evening to take advantage of the offer.

- All fans will receive an offer for a free Iced Coffee coupon at Dunkin Donuts. The coupon can be redeemed at the Guest Services booth outside section 107.

Saturday, August 23:

- Fans that check in using At the Ballpark will receive an offer for a Jim Thome replica statue, courtesy of KeyBank. Supplies are limited, so you are encouraged to arrive early to take advantage of the offer. The statue can be redeemed at the KeyBank kiosk outside section 150.

- All fans will receive an offer for a free Iced Coffee coupon at Dunkin Donuts. The coupon can be redeemed at the Guest Services booth outside section 107.

Sunday, August 24:

- Fans that check in using At the Ballpark will receive an offer for a Kenny Lofton replica jersey, courtesy of KeyBank. Supplies are limited, so you are encouraged to arrive early to take advantage of the offer. The jersey can be redeemed at the KeyBank kiosk outside section 150.

- All fans will receive an offer for a free Iced Coffee coupon at Dunkin Donuts. The coupon can be redeemed at the Guest Services booth outside section 107.

 

At the Ballpark is available for both Apple (iOS 7.0 or later) and Android devices. Visit http://www.Indians.com/BallparkApp for more details.

Fan Forum Conference Call with Terry Francona takes place Thursday at 6:15pm

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The Indians will be holding a Fan Forum Conference Call with Indians Manager Terry Francona on Thursday evening, beginning at 6:15pm ET. Fans will have the opportunity to submit questions to the Tribe’s manager, and Season Ticket Holders will have priority access to asking questions to Francona.

Fans interested in joining the call will have several options available to participate. Season Ticket Holders will receive a call at their primary phone number with an option to opt-in to the call. Alternatively, all fans will have the option to dial in around 6:15pm, using the information below:

Dial: 877-229-8493
Enter Pin-code: 13595
Date: Thursday, July 24
Time: 6:15pm ET

The Indians return home to Progressive Field on Tuesday, July 29 for an 8-game homestand, with series against Seattle, Texas, and intra-state rivals Cincinnati. Visit Indians.com for complete details on the upcoming schedule.

 

Photo Gallery: Batting Practice, July 11 vs. White Sox

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Another beautiful day in Cleveland.

–Photos by David Cleveland

Couple gets married in suite during Tribe doubleheader

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One happy couple had a unique wedding at Progressive Field on Wednesday afternoon, as they officially tied the knot in a suite at the ballpark. Kara O’Donnell and Kenneth Mitchell Shaw married during game 2 of the Indians-Padres doubleheader, while game action was taking place behind them. (Yan Gomes scored a game-tying run for the Tribe as the presiding judge read the couple’s vows.)

The wedding came complete with a customized cake and hats embroidered “Mr.” and “Mrs.” for the groom and bride, provided by the Indians. Kenneth and Kara were joined by family and several close friends in the suite, and the ceremony took place on the balcony of Suite 259.

The couple has a full destination wedding planned for later this year.

(Editor’s Note: We’re always looking for great stories such as this one to feature in this space. If you have such a story, tip us off by emailing jhammond@indians.com. Thanks!)

Guide to ALL NEW Mobile Entry in 2014

The Indians are introducing Mobile Entry as a brand new method for Season Ticket Holders and individual ticket-buyers to manager their tickets, and enter the ballpark on game days.

Mobile Entry will allow fans to access tickets on their smartphones, and scan a QR code directly from their device’s screen when entering the ballpark. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to use the new technology this season:

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IF YOU SELECT “TRANSFER TICKETS TO A FRIEND“, SEE BELOW FOR FURTHER DIRECTIONS:

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Guide to FanPass for Season Ticket Holders and Groups

FanPass returns as a method of paperless ticketing for the 2014 season. By selecting the FanPass method of delivery for your Indians Season Tickets or Group tickets, all of your Indians tickets are available to manage and distribute through your My Indians Account, and you can gain entry to Progressive Field by assigning tickets to different credit cards.

See below for step-by-step instructions on how to navigate the FanPass process:

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– TribeVibe contributors Nate Thompson and Max Lom

Week in Pictures: 2013 Winter Meetings

Baseball’s 2013 Winter Meetings were held at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida throughout the week. TribeVibe was there to capture a few snapshots of the scenery:

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MLB Transactions 101: ‘Tender’ is the Night

For baseball fans who follow the off-season Hot Stove, “non-tender” is one phrase being heard repeatedly today, as Monday at Midnight ET marked the deadline for all MLB Clubs to offer a contract to each player on their respective Major League Reserve Lists.

What does tender mean?
When an organization tenders a contract to a player, that front office is essentially conveying its intent to offer a Major League contract for the upcoming season – the actual terms of the contract have not yet been finalized, although these often wind up being one-year deals because of the classification of players typically involved (those who have yet to reach 6 years of MLB Service Time and therefore Free Agency).

Which players does this deadline apply to?
All players on each team’s Major League Reserve List (40-man roster), although players who have already signed contracts are already covered – the list that gets submitted to Major League Baseball includes 3 classifications of players that must cover everyone on the 40-man roster: 1) Tendered, 2) Non-tendered and 3) Signed. For instance, Nick Swisher’s current 4-year contract (through 2016 with vesting option for 2017) overrides the need for the Indians to tender him a contract offer.

What happens after this list is submitted to MLB?
Players who are tendered 2014 contracts then negotiate the length and financial terms of the agreement with their teams; this often results in a one-year contract, particularly for players not yet eligible for the salary arbitration process, although the two sides certainly have the option of discussing a multi-year deal. For those players with 3-or-more, but less than 6 years of MLB Service Time (and also those who fall under the “Super Two” classification), receiving a contract tender makes them eligible for salary arbitration if no agreement can be reached beforehand. All non-tendered players immediately become free agents and are able to sign with any team, although factors like Service Time remain intact.

Why do teams decide to non-tender certain players?
With only 40 available spots on each team’s Major League Reserve List, ultimately this decision comes down to how well each player fits the organization at that time and place – positional depth, injuries and payroll flexibility are just a few of the realities that must be factored in.

Here is a complete list of the 43 players who were non-tendered by their 2013 Clubs on Monday (former Club in parenthesis):

PITCHERS (20)
RHP Scott Atchison (NYM)
RHP Dylan Axelrod (CWS)
RHP John Axford (StL)
RHP Andrew Bailey (BOS)
RHP Daniel Bard (ChC)
RHP Ronald Belisario (LAD)
RHP Mitchell Boggs (COL)
RHP Tyler Cloyd (CLE)
RHP Eddie Gamboa (BAL)
RHP Juan Gutierrez (LAA)
RHP Tommy Hanson (LAA)
RHP Jeremy Hefner (NYM)
RHP Daniel Hudson (ARI)
RHP Chang-Young Lim (ChC)
RHP Cristhian Martinez (ATL)
RHP Kyle McPherson (PIT)
RHP Sandy Rosario (SF)
RHP Ryan Webb (MIA)
RHP Jerome Williams (LAA)
LHP Wesley Wright (TB)

CATCHERS (4)
J.P. Arencibia (TOR)
Matt Daley (NYY)
Lou Marson (CLE)
Michael McKenry (PIT)

INFIELDERS (10)
David Adams (NYY)
Mat Gamel (ChC)
Chris Getz (KC)
Paul Janish (ATL)
Elliot Johnson (ATL)
Garret Jones (PIT)
Chris Nelson (LAA)
Jayson Nix (NYY)
Omar Quintanilla (NYM)
Justin Turner (NYM)

OUTFIELDERS (9)
Matt Carson (CLE)
Chris Coghlan (MIA)
Sam Fuld (TB)
Ryan Kalish (BOS)
Xavier Paul (CIN)
Francisco Peguero (SF)
Jason Pridie (BAL)
Derrick Robinson (CIN)
Jordany Valdespin (NYM)

–TribeVibe contributor Court Berry-Tripp

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