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Healthy, OF Grady Sizemore returns to Cleveland

Healthy, OF Grady Sizemore returns to Cleveland

Boston Red Sox center fielder Grady Sizemore takes batting practice before an exhibition baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Friday, March 7, 2014, in Fort, Myers, Fla./AP Photo/Steven Senne

TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer

CLEVELAND (AP) — Grady Sizemore says Cleveland still feels like home to him, even though he now plays for the Boston Red Sox.

The Red Sox opened a series against the Indians on Monday night. Sizemore started in right field during his first game as a visitor at Progressive Field.

Sizemore was a three-time All-Star while playing nearly eight seasons for the Indians. He signed as a free agent with Boston in January after missing two full seasons following micro-fracture surgery on his right knee and other medical issues.

The 31-year-old Sizemore is hitting .232 with two home runs and 14 RBIs. He says he’s surprised at how well he’s held up after being out for so long.

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