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.