Tribe experimenting with game start times

Cleveland's Progressive Field will be open for business almost an hour earlier for six games in 2015. David Richard/USA TODAY Sports

Start times for several Cleveland Indians home games will be a little different this year. From Zack Meisel's story:

The Indians are trying something new this season, with six weeknight games in April and May being designated with 6:10 p.m. start times. Those games fall on the following dates:

• Tuesday, April 14 vs. Chicago

• Monday, April 27 vs. Kansas City

• Tuesday, April 28 vs. Kansas City

• Wednesday, April 29 vs. Kansas City

• Tuesday, May 12 vs. St. Louis

• Wednesday, May 13 vs. St. Louis

When asked about the reasoning behind the 6:10 p.m. starts, an Indians spokesperson said the club will make a formal announcement in the coming days.

Existing within an area that has seen more than its share of financial difficulty, the Indians have endeavored to be as attentive to what their fans need and want as any organization in baseball. The Indians will soon explain their thought process, as Zack writes, but presumably, the fact that school is in session in April and May was a major consideration.