New York Yankees 11 — Cleveland Indians 6
Travis Hafner made his return to Cleveland in a big way in today’s 11-6 win over the Cleveland Indians, their second win in a row.
The home opener featured Ubaldo Jimenez as the starting pitcher for the Indians. A walk of Robinson Cano and a single to Kevin Youkilis put two on for the returning Travis Hafner.
In 10 years with the Cleveland Indians, Hafner hit 200 home runs. On a 2-0 count, Hafner reminded the Cleveland crowd what that looked like. Travis Hafner hit a three-run home run to center field, his second of the season, to put the Yankees ahead 3-0.
Hiroki Kuroda took the mound for the Yankees, looking to show he is healthy after exiting his first start against Boston early due to an injury to a finger on his pitching hand. Early, it appeared the injury was having an effect. Two walks, three hits, and a pair of sacrifice flies would give the entire lead back, tying the game at 3. But this would be the only damage the Indians woul...