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Indians weigh in on Progressive Field's new deals

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The Indians' front office has announced that a 12-ounce beer at Progressive Field will cost just $4 this season, hot dogs will go for $3 and it will install new padded seating. Yes, you read that correctly. A beer at a sporting event that costs less than $5.

But which one of these new offers would Indians players be most excited for if they were fans?

"I would probably say lower beer prices," said Indians infielder Mark Reynolds, who signed a one-year deal with the club during the offseason. "That would make the most sense as a fan."

And if Reynolds can bring some firepower to the Indians' lineup, that may be a tasty combo for Tribe faithful to enjoy this season.

Drew Stubbs, another new addition to Cleveland's roster, says Reynolds is right on the money.

"Most ballparks you go to these days, you're paying almost $10 for a beer," said Stubbs. "It's something synonymous with going to a baseball game, and I think for four bucks, the fans should be pretty happy about that."

There is one guy in the locker room, however, whose priorities lie elsewhere.

"I'm getting older in my age, so I think some extra cushions would make it a little more comfortable," said eight-year veteran Ryan Raburn.

The good news for Raburn? He can enjoy a $4 beer and a $3 hot dog from there, too.

Pearce Bley is a contributor to MLB.com. This post is part of a Cactus League partnership between MLB.com and Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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