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Fenway Nation Apr 3, 2017
Red Sox Take Season Opener From Pirates, 5-3

Red Sox Take Season Opener From Pirates, 5-3

Andrew Benintendi clouted a three-run HR into the visitor's bullpen and Rick Porcello went 6 1/3 pretty solid innings as the Red Sox took the season opener from Pittsburgh, 5-3. Xander Bogaerts and Sandy Leon has two hits apiece, while Jackie Bradley, Jr. laced a two-out triple that ignited a five-run uprising in the 5th inning against Bucs ace Gerrit Cole. The Boston bullpen delivered 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief—with Craig Kimbrel getting the save (despite a lead-off double in the 9th). The Red Sox get a day off tomorrow and take on Pittsburgh again on Wednesday night at 7:05 when...
Washington Times Apr 3, 2017

Benintendi lifts Red Sox over Pirates 5-3 in post-Ortiz era

BOSTON (AP) - Rookie Andrew Benintendi hit a three-run homer that capped a five-run fifth inning, and the Boston Red Sox began their post-David Ortiz era by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 in Monday's opener. Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Rick Porcello (1-0) gave up three runs and six ...
Rum Bunter Apr 3, 2017

Fifth Inning Sinks Pittsburgh Pirates On Opening Day

The Pittsburgh Pirates started their 2017 campaign with a loss on Monday Unfortunately, the Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 season got off on the wrong foot on Monday. The Bucs fell to the Boston Red Sox by a score of 5-3. This was the team’s first ever Opening Day trip to Fenway Park. The Pirates were sunk […] Fifth Inning Sinks Pittsburgh Pirates On Opening Day - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Red Sox rally against Pirates' Gerrit Cole to take season opener, 5-3

BOSTON — Francisco Cervelli draped his right arm over Gerrit Cole’s shoulders and walked with him toward the dugout steps. The Pirates’ opening-day battery looked defeated following a frustrating fifth inning Monday in which the Boston Red Sox constructed a two-out rally and busted open a scoreless game at Fenway Park, scoring five runs in a span of five batters.
Pirates Breakdown Apr 3, 2017

Takeaways & Throwaways – Pittsburgh Pirates Drop 2017 Season Opener

The Pittsburgh Pirates opened their season with a 5-3 loss against the Boston Red Sox. Here now are the Takeaways & Throwaways from the loss Welcome to Takeaways & Throwaways. Shortly after every Pittsburgh Pirates game, come to Pirates Breakdown to see our flash recap format. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about the […] The post Takeaways & Throwaways – Pittsburgh Pirates Drop 2017 Season Opener appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Full Count | WEEI Apr 3, 2017

How are Red Sox going to win without David Ortiz? Their Opening Day win over Pirates offered a hint

You want a blueprint of how the Red Sox plan on winning without David Ortiz? I will refer you to their 5-3 win over the Pirates Monday afternoon at Fenway Park. (For a complete recap of the game, click here.) Better than average defense. Lock-down starting pitching. A balanced lineup. The utilization of small-ball. Some […]
The Republican Apr 3, 2017
Andrew Benintendi, Boston Red Sox rookie, belts 3-run homer on Opening Day (video)

Andrew Benintendi, Boston Red Sox rookie, belts 3-run homer on Opening Day (video)

Red Sox 22-year-old rookie Andrew Benintendi is off to a good start. He blasted a three-run home run in Boston's five-run fifth inning against the Pirates.
The Republican Apr 3, 2017
Seen@ Boston Red Sox Opening Day at Fenway Park against Pittsburgh Pirates

Seen@ Boston Red Sox Opening Day at Fenway Park against Pittsburgh Pirates

BOSTON -- Thousands of fans made their way to Fenway Park Monday afternoon as the Boston Red Sox got set to host the Pittsburgh Pirates on Opening Day. From kids going to their first Red Sox game to dogs taking in the sights...
Pirates Breakdown Apr 3, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Matchups to Watch: Beantown Beginning

The Pittsburgh Pirates get set to take on the Boston Red Sox this afternoon on Opening Day. We get you prepared for the three game series with the first edition of Matchups to Watch of the season. Have no fear Pittsburgh Pirates fans, Opening Day is finally among us. After a long offseason and what […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Matchups to Watch: Beantown Beginning appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Over the Monster Apr 3, 2017
Red Sox vs. Pirates lineup: It’s Opening Day. It’s time to #WinDanceRepeat.

Red Sox vs. Pirates lineup: It’s Opening Day. It’s time to #WinDanceRepeat.

Piss off, winter. Baseball’s back. Let’s dance. You made it. So the the Red Sox. The last we saw of the Sox, they were being swept out of the playoffs by a Cleveland Indians team that came within one game of winning the World Series. Led by former Red Sox manager Terry Francona, they, of course, lost to the Chicago Cubs, a team run by former Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein. They are both hot picks to make it all the way this year, and justifiably slow. A Red Sox team at full health is a serious threat to anyone, but that’s not the team we’re going to see coming out of the...
Full Count | WEEI Apr 3, 2017

Red Sox lineup: Mitch Moreland fights off flu to make Opening Day lineup

The Red Sox have their Opening Day lineup. The only question coming into the team’s regular season-opening game against Pittsburgh Monday morning was whether or not Mitch Moreland would be well enough to participate. The first baseman had missed the Red Sox’ trip to Washington due to the flu. But with Pirates righty Gerrit Cole […]
The Republican Apr 3, 2017
Boston Red Sox vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: NESN TV schedule, live stream, 5 things to watch (April 3-6)

Boston Red Sox vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: NESN TV schedule, live stream, 5 things to watch (April 3-6)

The Red Sox traded for Chris Sale on Dec. 6. They sent top prospects Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech and Luis Alexander Basabe as well as Victor Diaz to the White Sox.

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  • 2 Gerrit Cole

    Gerrit Cole

    Catching up with Dean Treanor

  • 2 Andrew Benintendi

    Andrew Benintendi

    Andrew Benintendi, Boston Red Sox offense bats around in 1st inning to beat Cubs; Drew Pomeranz earns win

  • 1 David Ortiz

    David Ortiz

    Daily Red Sox Links: Carson Smith, Drew Pomeranz, Jon Lester

  • Yoan Moncada

    Yoan Moncada

    White Sox Minor League Update: April 27, 2017

  • Rick Porcello

    Rick Porcello

    Rick Porcello seems to have figured things out, but still takes loss vs. Yankees

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