Recap - Red Sox fare no better in home opener

Jim Monaghan
Content Coordinator

The pre-game ring ceremony was magnificent.

Photo courtesy of the Boston Red Sox
Manny Ramirez (pictured) made his Fenway return.

The Red Sox jumped out to an early 2-0 lead.

Chris Sale hit 95 miles per hour on a cold New England afternoon.

Boston pitchers - all seven of them - didn't allow any home runs.

Mookie Betts and Mitch Moreland each hit home runs.

Dustin Pedroia had a hit in his first game since last May.

Many of our Red Sox Life readers have expressed concern over what they perceive to be our negative coverage of the 3-9 start the defending World Champions have gotten off to. So rather than bore you with the details of the mess that ensued yesterday afternoon at Fenway Park, we will leave you with this thought - 12 games out of a 162-game season is roughly the equivalent of one game of an NFL season.

It may be too early to panic, but it's not too early to make the observation that other than the fact that there are 150 games left, there's no compelling reason to believe that this team will turn things around any time soon.

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