The Globe's baseball writers offer insight and analysis following Boston's 5-3 triumph over the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2009 season opener Tuesday afternoon at Fenway Park.
Benjamin: Expect more games like this
The Globe's Amalie Benjamin says expect a lot more games like this one for the 2009 Red Sox, who will lean on quality pitching and an offense that just has to do enough to emerge with victories.
Shaughnessy: Worth the wait
The Globe's Dan Shaughnessy talks about how, after a long winter break, baseball returned to Boston Tuesday as the Red Sox and Rays resumed their rivalry at Fenway Park to open the 2009 season.
Massarotti: Pitching, pitching, pitching ... the Sox have it
The Globe's Tony Massarotti says pitching is something all Major League teams covet, and the Red Sox have plenty of it, as highlighted by a brilliant effort from Josh Beckett on Opening Day.