The 2012 Indianapolis Indians began their season with a loss to the Toledo Mud Hens at a packed Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio.  Three former Indians, now playing for the Mud Hens, contributed to the Tribe's downfall.  The Tribe batters were held to just 4 hits by the Toledo pitching staff.

Justin Wilson was the Indians' Opening Day starter.

Justin Wilson made his return to the starting rotation official, as the Indians' Opening Day starter, and struggled with command right away.  He walked the first two Toledo batters, CF Quintin Berry and RF Matt Young.  2B Eric Patterson bounced right back to the mound, where Wilson couldn't catch it cleanly but did knock it down.  That removed the possibility of whirling for a quick double play, though he was able to make the out at first ...

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