The Cincinnati Reds announced Friday that night games at Great American Ball Park during the 2022 season will start at 6:40 p.m. Eastern.
The Reds have experimented with the 6:40 p.m. start time. Jim Day said on Bally Sports Ohio during Friday's Reds-Marlins broadcast that the decision was made based on feedback from fans.
"In recent years, we have surveyed thousands of Reds fans for their feedback on topics related to the ballpark experience, including game times," said Reds Vice President of Ticketing and Business Development Aaron Eisel in a news release from the team. "Reds Country has spoken loud and clear that they are in favor of earlier start times for evening games."
The Reds' 2022 schedule has been updated accordingly.
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