CLEVELAND - There’s nothing quite like Opening Day in Cleveland and the town is already buzzing about the Tribe.
Rain delayed the start of the game two hours but Nick Swisher came to the rescue with a two-run homer in the sixth inning to give the Indians a three to two lead.
Swisher posed to watch the ball's flight and then punctuated the homer by flipping his bat as he headed down the first-base line. After crossing home plate, the Ohio native saluted Cleveland's crowd by raising his arms and making an "O" and then "H" an "I" and "O."
The Tribe would not look back from there adding four more runs in the seventh inning to go on and win 7-2.