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Now that we know Carlos Santana is day to day (but then again, aren't we all?), on to the other news from Opening Day in Cleveland, delivered fresh to your computer via the Interwebzz.

First star of the game, Travis Hafner
First star of the game, Travis Hafner
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Tribe relieved; Santana's thumb merely bruised | indians.com: News: Stop panicking - it's only a bruise. Santana is day to day (but then again, aren't we all?). Plus other notes on the game from Bastian.

Terry Francona gets lost walking to Cleveland Indians home opener - ESPN: Hey-O! Manager gets lost going to ballpark! Please try the veal! And tip your server - he or she is working hard just for you!

Cleveland Indians lose to New York Yankees in home opener | cleveland.com: Recap of the game from the Cleveland paper of record (now with 4/7ths less recordosity!)

Travis Hafner's big day helps Yankees beat his old team, the Cleveland Indians | cleveland.com: If it were ice hockey, no question that Pronk would be the first star of yesterday's game. If it were ice hockey, seeing Pronk skate toward me with a stick would make me scream for my mother.

Cleveland Indians' Nick Swisher learns to move on from career with Yankees - NY Daily News: Profile of Nick Swisher from one of the New York dailies.

Robinson Cano Powers Yankees Past Indians With Two Home Runs - NYTimes.com: From the NY paper of record (which, by the way, will still be delivered to your home in metro Cleveland 7 days a week).

Travis Hafner's Homecoming - WSJ.com: The view from the financial paper of record (which you can have delivered to your home or office in metro Cleveland 5 days a week).

Even though stats count, teams find value in chemistry: Better living through chemistry? Perhaps. From USA Today (which you can have delivered to your home in metro Cleveland 5 days a week).

Outlook star-filled and promising for Carolina Mudcats: Preview of High-A Tribe farmhands the Carolina Mudats.

Haines City Barber Cuts the Hair of Detroit Tigers, Flying Tigers Players | TheLedger.com: Argenis "Shorty" Diaz is turning out to be a barber to baseball stars, starting with LGFT Jhonny Peralta

Explain a Strike | FanGraphs Baseball: What makes a pitch a strike? The umpire says it is.