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Skies Cleared For Red Sox Home Opener at Fenway

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The Boston Red Sox beat the Washington Nationals 4-9 on Monday in their home opener at Fenway. Before the game, Tiverton resident Lorne Solway, saide he...

The Boston Red Sox beat the Washington Nationals 4-9 on Monday in their home opener at Fenway.

  Reporter Curt Nickish reports the victory, on a warm sunny day, is stoking the hopes of fans, after a long cold winter.

Before the game, Tiverton resident Lorne Solway, saide he planned to watch from home, with special attention paid to new pitcher Rick Porcello.

“I’d like to see the pitcher do well," Solway said.  "He’s new to the Red Sox and I think he’s going to help the team a lot.”

In Providence, Boston native Emily Cuddy said she’s pumped about the new season.

“I think we got a good team going on. I just feel strong about it, and you just get that good feeling. I’m pumped about it and I can’t wait,” Cuddy said.

The Red Sox have signed Porcello, a right-hander, to a four-year contract. 

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Skies Cleared For Red Sox Home Opener at Fenway
Skies Cleared For Red Sox Home Opener at Fenway