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Rays Vs. Red Sox Update: Boston Leads 4-1 Late

The Boston Red Sox are celebrating the 100th Opening Day in Fenway Park history on their own terms, as they hold a 4-1 lead in the seventh inning.

Josh Beckett has put in a stellar start for Boston, as he has held the Rays to just five hits in seven innings, yet not striking out a single hitter. David Price went just three innings for the Rays, giving up four runs on three hits and three walks. Burke Badenhop gave up one run in the fourth inning while Wade Davis pitched scoreless fifth and sixth innings.

Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury left the game in the fifth inning after an apparent right shoulder injury.

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