Indians rebound from poor opener, dispose of Sox

Maybe itís the weather. On a sunny afternoon in Chicago, the Indiansí bats came alive as they beat Freddy Garcia and the White Sox handily 8-2 for their first win of the season. They got much of their offensive punch from third baseman Aaron Boone, who went 4 for 5 with a homer and 4 RBI. Starter Jake Westbrook pitched a solid game for the Tribe, giving up two earned runs in 6 1/3 innings. As far as C.C is concerned, Jason Davis will take his spot in the rotation until he returns.

After a dreary opening night, we obviously needed a game like this. Boone is carrying over his tremendous spring to the regular season, a far cry from 2005 when he had an atrocious first couple months. Granted itís early but Boonie really seems to be focused and locked in at the plate.

“Without having to worry about his leg and having a year under his belt versus not having played for a year and a half, he’s been a different guy from day one this spring,” Indians manager Eric Wedge said.

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