The Boston Red Sox fell to the Baltimore Orioles 7-1 in the Fenway opener on Tuesday, April 9th. They also found out that Trevor Story will be lost for the season with shoulder surgery, and Nick Pivetta was placed on the 15-Day Injured List retroactive to April 6th, with a right elbow flexor strain.

Tyler O'Neill had 1 of Boston's 2 hits and scored the Red Sox's lone run, hitting his 6th homer of the season in the bottom of the 1st inning. All 6 of his homers have been solo shots.

Triston Casas had Boston's other hit, a single in the 1st.

Brayan Bellow went 5.1 innings, allowing 4 hits and 3 runs, although just 1 run was earned. He struck out 3 and walked 2. The Red Sox starting pitchers have the lowest earned run average, 1.54, through 11 games.

Corbin Burnes picked up the win for the Orioles and is 2-0, throwing 7.0 innings, allowing just 2 hits and 1 run, striking out 6 and walking 2. Colton Cowser was 2-4 with 2 doubles and drove in 4 runs.

Prior to the game, the Red Sox honored Tim Wakefield as well as the 2004 World Series Team.  

Tim Wakefield's daughter Brianna threw out the ceremonial 1st pitch, accompanied by members of the 2004 team.

Boston and Baltimore will play the 2nd game of the 3-game series on Wednesday. The pregame starts at 6:10 p.m. and 1st pitch at 7:10 p.m. on AM 1370 WDEA.

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