Maybe a little playoff luck will rub off on the Tribe.
Last June LeBron James ended Cleveland’s 52-year title drought — with a little help from his friends — when the Cavaliers came back from 3-1 down to beat the Golden State Warriors. Now the Indians are at home for their first-round playoff showdown with the Boston Red Sox, and before Game 2 Friday LeBron, J.R. Smith, and a few other Cavaliers came out to fire up the crowd.
LeBron — the hometown kid from Akron, although he has said in the past he’s a Yankee’s fan — and the Cavs had already done a good luck video for the Indians.
So far so good. As of this writing, Cleveland was on the verge of going up 2-0 in the best-of-five series.