RED SOX 3, ORIOLES 2

Red Sox take walkoff win over Orioles

Teammates mobbed shortstop Xander Bogaerts after his ninth-inning, game-winning single.

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Xander Bogaerts’s RBI single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Mike Napoli.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/18/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/200_joe_kelly.jpg High pitch count didn’t bother Joe Kelly

The Red Sox starter threw 118 pitches — the second-highest total of his career — on Friday.

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The Baltimore pitcher plunked Pablo Sandoval in the fourth inning, but says the move wasn’t intentional.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Ramirez%20Dent.jpg Hanley Ramirez smashes hole in Fenway’s left-center wall

During batting practice, Ramirez made his mark just to the right of the Green Monster.

Game 11: Orioles at Red Sox

Game 2 of the four-game series is a late-afternoon start at Fenway Park on Saturday.

Bryce Brentz’s walkoff homer lifted Pawtucket to a victory in its home opener on Thursday.

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Bryce Brentz delivers in Pawtucket home opener

Brentz punctuated the opener by launching a walkoff homer as part of a 3-for-4 performance.

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The rookie slugger struggled in his first major-league game as San Diego topped Chicago, 5-4.

Hanley Ramirez is hoping fans see how hard he plays, not just how hard he hits.

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Hanley Ramirez enjoying his return to Boston

Ten years after leaving the organization in the Josh Beckett deal, Ramirez is glad things have come full circle.

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Manuel Margot creating buzz at Single A Salem

The 20-year-old outfielder is drawing comparisons to stars such as Carlos Beltran.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Copy%20of%20chin022015RedSoxSpring_spt16.jpg Brian Johnson finding the strike zone in Pawtucket

The 24-year-old lefty has struck out 13 batters in nine innings over his first two starts of 2015.

Wade Miley lasted just 2⅓
 innings on Wednesday, allowing seven runs.

NICK CAFARDO I ON BASEBALL

Red Sox’ starting rotation an early cause for concern

John Farrell has used relievers for multiple innings a few times, after declaring he didn’t need a long man.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_natssox16_spts.jpg Shane Victorino slowly getting back up to speed

Victorino, who has struggled offensively early this season, was a defensive star on Wednesday.

A rendering of an aerial view looking north of the proposed new ballpark in downtown Providence.

New PawSox owners unveil plans for Providence ballpark

The Triple A team’s 10 investors, including Red Sox president Larry Lucchino, said they would pay the full upfront cost of the project.