CLEVELAND — Cleveland's home opener will be unlike any for the ballclub in more than 100 years.
Here come the Guardians.
After a name change that still doesn't sit well with some fans, the Guardians will play their first home game at Progressive Field against the San Francisco Giants.
It's a new beginning for the ballclub, which dropped Indians — its name since 1915 — last year.
Oscar winner Tom Hanks, who cut his acting teeth in Cleveland in the 1970s, will toss a ceremonial first pitch to Larry Doby Jr., whose father broke the American League’s color barrier with Cleveland 75 years ago.