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Red Sox top Orioles in Fenway opener

Daniel Nava’s three-run homer in seventh enough for Red Sox

As the Red Sox were preparing to leave Toronto Sunday night, manager John Farrell had bench coach Torey Lovullo tell Daniel Nava that he would be starting in left field for the home opener Monday.

Nava was a little surprised, as he knew the Baltimore Orioles would be starting lefthander Wei-Yin Chen. Nava is a switch-hitter but has been much better against righthanded pitchers in his career.

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