Cleveland Indians lose to Red Sox in home opener, 6-2

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Starting pitcher Corey Kluber #28 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during the first inning against the Boston Red Sox during the opening day game at Progressive Field on April 5, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Starting pitcher Corey Kluber #28 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during the first inning against the Boston Red Sox during the opening day game at Progressive Field on April 5, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

CLEVELAND– The Cleveland Indians lost to the Red Sox, 6-2, on Tuesday’s Opening Day.

The game, which was originally scheduled for Monday, featured a pitching match-up of Tribe Cy Young-winner Corey Kluber and Boston’s David Price.

The Red Sox were first on the scoreboard with a homerun from Mookie Betts, giving them a 2-0 lead in the third inning.

Yan Gomes hit a single, knocking in Francisco Lindor and cutting Boston’s lead to 2-1.

Jeff Manship relieved Kluber in the sixth inning. Kluber threw 96 pitches for five strikeouts and nine hits. Price’s day ended a little later and with 10 Ks.

Also pitching for the Tribe were Ross Detwiler and Trevor Bauer.

The Indians trailed the Red Sox, 4-2, at the end of the eighth inning. That’s when David Ortiz hit a two-run homer.

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