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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.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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, 2B5120001.476
Teagarden, C2000121.000
Andrus, SS1110300.273
Totals364835524.253
a-Popped out for Borbon in the 9th.
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, A, SS5000013.258
Brantley, CF5000010.174
Choo, RF3231100.250
Hafner, DH3010112.269
Peralta, Jh, 3B3001012.174
LaPorta, 1B4010000.273
Valbuena, 2B4000010.200
Kearns, LF3010110.300
Redmond, M, C4010011.182
Totals34272378.221
BATTING
2B: Arias (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 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; Young, M 2; Davis, C; Hamilton.
SAC: Teagarden.
GIDP: Davis, C, Young, M.
Team RISP: 2-for-14.
Team LOB: 9.

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

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

BATTING
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, Jh (4).
2-out RBI: Choo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera, A 2; Peralta, Jh.
SF: Peralta, Jh.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

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

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

TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harden6.05223212.79
Nippert0.21000006.23
Oliver, D1.11000303.00
Francisco, F(W, 2-2)1.000001018.00
Feliz(S, 1)1.00000102.70
Totals10.07223712.95
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez, R8.05224403.21
Perez, C0.01001009.00
Sipp0.10000006.75
Wright, J(L, 0-1)1.22220116.23
Totals10.08445514.45
Perez, C pitched to 3 batters in the 9th.

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