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Morning Sports Update: It’s Opening Day at Fenway Park

Good morning, sports fans

David Price will throw his first pitch at Fenway Park as a Red Sox player. Tony Dejak/AP

The Red Sox play their home-opener against the Orioles at Fenway Park at 2:05 p.m. on Monday after losing to the Blue Jays, 3-0, on Sunday.

Opening Day at Fenway Park is finally here:

David Price will start home opener vs. Orioles: Boston Red Sox fans will get an extra treat when they show up to the home opener at Fenway Park. (Boston.com)

Josh Donaldson homers as Blue Jays beat Red Sox, 3-0: Marco Estrada came off the disabled list and promptly put a stop to a Blue Jays losing streak. Estrada pitched seven shutout innings, Josh Donaldson hit a solo home run and Toronto beat the Boston Red Sox 3-0 on Sunday, avoiding a three-game sweep. (Boston.com)

Stephen King opposes protective netting additions at Fenway Park: IT WAS A NOTIFICATION I’d been expecting, although I thought it would come by mail. Instead — perhaps because I’ve been a Red Sox season ticket holder since the days when Wade Boggs was playing third base — I got a personal call from a Sox executive named Sean Walsh. (The Boston Globe)

How Fenway Park gets ready for baseball season: “We’re out here all winter long,” says Dave Mellor, the Boston Red Sox’ longtime groundskeeper, standing on the grass behind second base on the last day of March. (Boston.com)

TV schedule, live-stream information, and keys for the game: Excited for the Red Sox homer opener today (Monday)? You should be because new ace David Price will take the mound for Boston. (Masslive.com)

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Suns continue to sink in standings, improving Celtics’ draft pick: The Celtics’ odds of earning the third seed in the Eastern Conference playoff race took a serious hit after falling to the Hawks on Saturday night, but the franchise still got some good news pertaining to their 2016 stash of draft picks. (Boston.com)

The bewildered Bruins should keep Claude Julien: The winningest coach in franchise history will probably lose his job after a second straight late-season collapse, but firing him would be a shortsighted mistake. (Boston.com)

Patriots reportedly showing interest in Navy star Keenan Reynolds: Belichick was back on campus Thursday, dressed in a business suit as he took a closer look at quarterback/running back/receiver Keenan Reynolds as Reynolds was put through a private workout with New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels. (ESPN.com)

 

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