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CLEVELAND -- Three home games all in one night. Saturday the Tribe, the Browns and the Gladiators will be playing in downtown Cleveland. If you hear a cheer erupt near East 4th, you might not know where it's coming from.

"It's a sports lovers dream on Saturday night. It's going to be electric in here," said Mike Ostrowski. "The Q will be rocking and super loud."

The Q is hosting the Arena Bowl at 8 p.m., which could make champions out of the Cleveland Gladiators. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the team is hoping for a sell-out crowd of nearly 20,000 fans.

"Browns fans, Indians fans, sports fans, we'll take everyone," said Ostrowski. "But I think that's the awesome part about Cleveland is everyone here supports all the teams. And we expect that on Saturday as well.

The Gladiators will first part on the Gateway plaza starting at 5 p.m. Next door the Tribe is is handing out Terry Francona jerseys to the first 12,500 guests and opening gates at 4:30 p.m. for batting practice.

"You can watch batting practice from over my right shoulder here from right field," said Joel Hammond of the Indians. "Park and Ride is on for Saturday. We will pick you up in Independence or Westlake."

That's just $5, and you can find more information here.

You can also use RTA, an all day ride pass for $5, to avoid downtown traffic and premium parking rates. Plan your route online hereor by calling 216-621-9500.

"You can buy your ticket in advance right now and you can be all doneā€¦an all-day pass in your hand, ready to go all you got to do is slide it in," said Mary Shaffer, a spokesperson for RTA.

"The secret to traffic is keeping it moving. And the secret to keeping people happy is keeping them moving. They may not move fast, but we have to keep them moving," said Cleveland's Traffic Commissioner James Muhic.

Muhic recommends you try a new route, like crossing the river west, then south on West 25th Street before looking for the Interstates 71 or 90, to get home.

He's also part of the team who's decided to close the pedestrian bridge to FirstEnergy Stadium: Home of the Cleveland Browns.

"Basically we lose the roads to pedestrian traffic at the end. It stops all the vehicle traffic," he says of the end of a game on the lakefront stadium.

The 10,000 to 15,000 people who cross it instead will go to East 9th or West 3rd to leave the Browns game on foot, while cars from the docks keep flowing in theory.

"If it doesn't, we could go back. But we believe it will work," said Muhic.

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