Red Sox Opening Day Notes
The Boston Red Sox make their Fenway Park debut on Monday, April 11th with the pregame starting at 1:20 and 1st pitch at 2:05 on AM 1370 WDEA as they take on the Baltimore Orioles. It's the 116th home opener, and the Red Sox have won 10 out of the 11 last home openers dating back to April 11, 2005, (losing to Milwaukee 6-2 in 2014). David Price 1-0 is set to take the mound for the Red Sox.
The lineup is
1. Mookie Betts Right Field
2. Dustin Pedroia 2nd Base
3. Xander Bogaerts Shortstop
4. David Ortiz Designated Hitter
5. Hanley Ramirez 1st Base
6. Travis Shaw 3rd Base
7. Brock Holt Left Field
8. Blake Swihart Catcher
9. Jackie Bradley Jr. Centerfield
Hanley Ramirez has hit in all 5 games this season, and his 10 hits are tied for the AL lead.
David Ortiz is batting .571 against the Baltimore starter Yovani Gallardo, with a home run. Dusting Pedroia is batting .417 against Gallardo with a home run
The Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles will meet 19 times this season. After this 3 games series (April 11-13) they won't play again until a 4 game series in Baltimore May 30th - June 2nd.
Clay Buchholz will pitch tomorrow night, in the middle game of the series, with the pregame starting at 6:25 PM and 1st pitch at 7:10 on AM 1370 WDEA.