James Jones (basketball)

Power hitter: LeBron hypes crowd then cheers on Indians

Talk about a power hitter.

The Indians brought out one of the biggest sluggers in sports on Friday before Game 2 as Cavaliers superstar LeBron James addressed the crowd and then cheered on the Indians during their 6-0 win over the Boston Red Sox.

Wearing a blue throwback Cleveland uniform from the 1970s and a red cap, James, who led the Cavs to an NBA title in June, walked onto the field shortly before the first pitch along with several of his teammates.

Standing near home plate, James whipped up the home crowd.

"We're here for these guys over here," James said, pointing toward the Indians in their dugout. "Just like you guys were behind our back...