The Red Sox beat the Rays 12-2 on Saturday, but there is concern for Jacoby Ellsbury.
Nick Cafardo writes that the loss of Ellsbury would be huge for the Red Sox.
Dan Shaughnessy writes that it was just the kind of home opener the Red Sox needed.
Bob Ryan writes that Josh Beckett had the Rays fooled all day.
Tim Wakefield and Jason Varitek threw out the first pitches and were thrilled to be back. Michael Whitmer has the story.
Kelly Shoppach stole the show with a big day. Michael Vega has the story.
Tampa Bay’s Luke Scott continued to slam Red Sox fans and Fenway Park. The hard-working Whitmer has that story, too.
The notebook has Carl Crawford close to playing in extended spring training games.