KANSAS CITY -- Things are getting serious for the Indians.
On Tuesday, Cleveland announced that tickets for a potential 2013 American League Wild Card Game and the AL Division Series will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. ET on Monday. Tickets will be sold online only at Indians.com/2013Postseason.
Heading into Tuesday's tilt against the AL Central-rival Royals, the Indians sat a half-game back of the Rangers for the AL's second Wild Card spot and 1 1/2 games behind the Rays for the top Wild Card position. The Orioles, Royals and Yankees are all within 2 1/2 games of a Wild Card berth.
Including its current series in Kansas City, Cleveland has 12 games remaining in the regular season, with contests against the Royals (two), Astros (four), White Sox (two) and Twins (four). The Tribe entered Tuesday with a 35-17 record this season against those teams.
Beginning on Sept. 24, any remaining tickets for the Wild Card or ALDS games will be available for purchase at Indians.com, as well as at the Progressive Field box office or any Indians Team Shop. Ticket prices vary by playoff round.
Fans wanting to gain access to all potential postseason games played at Progressive Field this October can make a season-ticket deposit for the 2014 regular season through Wednesday at Indians.com/2013Postseason. Any fans who place a deposit for a 2014 season-ticket plan in time will guarantee priority access to all home playoff games.
Current season-ticket holders can secure postseason tickets prior to public availability by visiting Indians.com/Postseason, or by following the instructions included in the invoice recently distributed by the ballclub. Season-ticket holders will receive substantial discounts on postseason tickets for nearly all sections of Progressive Field.