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It wasn’t the kind of performance the Indians were hoping to get out of Ubaldo Jimenez. He seemed to get shaken up, when former Cleveland Indians, designated hitter,Travis Hafner, took him deep in the 1st inning, driving in 3 runs. Hafner could only dream he would have a day like he had, returning to his former home field. In a place were it looked like the bench was surgically attached to his butt the last few seasons, Hafner shined. If Hafener was swinging the bat the way he did in the Indians home opener, the Indians would have kept him. the first dagger he put in the back of his former team came in the first inning when he took Jimenez deep to center field. Hafner hit the ball out of the park driving in Cano and K Youkilis to give his new team the New York Yankees a 3-0 lead over his former Indians. Jimenez lost it after that. He didn’t have any of his stuff working and he was hammered in the Indians home opener to the point, the fans have to wonder why Ubaldo is still on the te...
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