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Jackie Bradley Jr., called up to replace the injured Shane Victorino earlier Monday, struck out to end the game.
Jon Lester pitched seven innings and allowed six hits and two runs, both earned.
Nelson Cruz got the hero of the game treatment after leading the Orioles to a 2-1 victory over the Red Sox in the season opener for both.
Grady Sizemore belted a solo home run in his first game after missing two seasons.
Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli forced out the Orioles' Ryan Flaherty at first base for the third out of the second inning.
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The game got underway just after 3 p.m. when Chris Tillman delivered a pitch to Daniel Nava.
Red Sox closer Koji Uehara headed back to the clubhouse after getting loose on the field.
Jackie Bradley, Jr., left, was in the park and on the roster after the Sox disabled Shane Victorino.
An early arriving Red Sox fan posed for a TV photographer during bating practice.
The field was prepped in the morning for the first game of the 2014 season.
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