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Home season starts on sour note

A sold-out home opener at Progressive Field was spoiled by a 10th-inning home run by the Rangers' Nelson Cruz. With the extra-inning homer, the Indians fell to 4-2 on the season.


MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Borbon, CF4000005.040
a-Garko, PH1000003.000
Murphy, Dv, LF0000000.143
Young, M, 3B5011016.185
Hamilton, LF-CF5110001.227
Guerrero, DH4010101.464
Cruz, N, RF4122012.458
Davis, C, 1B5000014.167
Arias, Joa, 2B5120001.476
Teagarden, C2000121.000
Andrus, SS1110300.273
a-Popped out for Borbon in the 9th.
Cabrera, A, SS5000013.258
Brantley, CF5000010.174
Choo, RF3231100.250
Hafner, DH3010112.269
Peralta, 3B3001012.174
LaPorta, 1B4010000.273
Valbuena, 2B4000010.200
Kearns, LF3010110.300
Redmond, M, C4010011.182
2B: Arias, Joa (1, Perez, C).
3B: Cruz, N (1, Hernandez, R).
HR: Cruz, N (5, 10th inning off Wright, J, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Andrus; Hamilton; Arias, Joa 3; Guerrero; Cruz, N 7; Young, M.
RBI: Young, M (3), Cruz, N 2 (11).
2-out RBI: Young, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Arias, Joa; Young, M 2; Davis, C; Hamilton.
SAC: Teagarden.
GIDP: Davis, C, Young, M.
Team RISP: 2-for-14.
Team LOB: 9.

SB: Guerrero (1, 2nd base off Hernandez, R/Redmond, M), Arias, Joa (1, 2nd base off Hernandez, R/Redmond, M), Hamilton (1, 2nd base off Wright, J/Redmond, M).

E: Andrus (1, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Hamilton (Choo at 1st base), Borbon (Hafner at home).
DP: (Hamilton-Andrus-Arias, Joa-Davis, C).

2B: Kearns (2, Nippert), Choo (1, Oliver, D).
HR: Choo (2, 1st inning off Harden, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Redmond, M; Choo 7; Kearns 2; Hafner; LaPorta.
RBI: Choo (2), Peralta (4).
2-out RBI: Choo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera, A 2; Peralta.
SF: Peralta.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

SB: Choo (3, 3rd base off Oliver, D/Teagarden).

DP: 2 (Hernandez, R-Cabrera, A-LaPorta, Cabrera, A-LaPorta).

Oliver, D1.11000303.00
Francisco, F(W, 2-2)1.000001018.00
Feliz(S, 1)1.00000102.70
Hernandez, R8.05224403.21
Perez, C0.01001009.00
Wright, J(L, 0-1)1.22220116.23
Perez, C pitched to 3 batters in the 9th.

Game Scores: Harden , Hernandez, R .
WP: Harden, Hernandez, R.
HBP: Cruz, N (by Hernandez, R).
Pitches-strikes: Harden 104-59, Nippert 11-8, Oliver, D 24-15, Francisco, F 15-10, Feliz 18-12, Hernandez, R 111-69, Perez, C 12-5, Sipp 3-2, Wright, J 15-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Harden 4-7, Nippert 1-0, Oliver, D 1-0, Francisco, F 0-1, Feliz 2-0, Hernandez, R 10-6, Perez, C 1-0, Sipp 0-0, Wright, J 2-1.
Batters faced: Harden 24, Nippert 3, Oliver, D 5, Francisco, F 3, Feliz 3, Hernandez, R 33, Perez, C 3, Sipp 1, Wright, J 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Oliver, D 1-0, Sipp 3-0, Wright, J 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Marvin Hudson. 1B: Jim Wolf. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 55 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:11.
Att: 42,061.
Venue: Progressive Field.
April 12, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media