A five-run lead wasn’t enough to save Baltimore from a series of late defensive blunders.
Dustin Pedroia scored from third on left fielder David Lough’s throwing error with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 comback win over Baltimore Orioles on Sunday night.
Baltimore starter Bud Norris could use a little offensive support, although he was pleased to see how quickly his teammates came to his defense.
Jonathan Schoop went 4 for 5 with two doubles and two RBIs, and the Baltimore Orioles pounded Red Sox starter John Lackey in an 8-4 victory over Boston on Friday night.
Preparations continue for the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday. Law enforcement is amping up security, while several events mark one year since the bombings.
If nothing else, the opening series of the regular season provided the Baltimore Orioles a good look at what could be their main source of competition this year. The Boston Red Sox got 12 hits off Wei-Yin Chen and beat the Orioles 4-3 Thursday night in the decisive matchup of a three-game set.
Scott and Jeremy talk to Orioles relief pitcher Evan Meek about his spring and where he is now, compared to when he was in the prime of his career.
Mike Napoli homered and drove in four runs, John Lackey allowed three hits in six innings and the Boston Red Sox spoiled the Baltimore debut of Ubaldo Jimenez by beating the Orioles 6-2 Wednesday night.
Nelson Cruz celebrated his Orioles debut by hitting a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning and Baltimore beat Jon Lester and the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox 2-1 Monday before an appreciative sellout crowd on opening day.
The Boston Red Sox won’t have the luxury of easing into a new season as defending World Series champions.
Miguel Gonzalez got through five innings in his final spring start, giving up four runs as the split-squad Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Wednesday.
Buck Showalter called Chris Tillman into his office to give him an exciting piece of news: The right-hander will be the Baltimore Orioles’ opening-day starter against the World Series champion Boston Red Sox.