Sale ace threw six innings of one-hit ball, striking out nine Rays.
"I felt good, I'm trying to contribute", Bogaerts said. Matt Duffy's RBI double three batters into the inning was followed by a bases-loaded walk from Smith (0-1) after Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly allowed an RBI double and walked three while facing just five batters.
He was on the 1996 team that was one out away from a National Championship when LSU's Warren Morris hit a two-out two-run home run to win it for the Tigers.
Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts had three hits Thursday but is 0-for-9 lifetime against Snell. The Tampa Bay Rays scored six times in the 8th and beat the Red Sox 6-4 on opening day. The two-time All-Star was in danger of falling to 2-13 lifetime against Boston before Span delivered his first hit as a Ray. "We battled all game and we were able to pull it off".
That included four seasons in Boston.
Nunez had an inside-the-park home run in the top of the second inning.
As part of the Opening Day pre-game ceremonies, the entire roster of each team was introduced, and both squads lined up at the foul line for the unfurling of the colors and the singing of the national anthem.
The fire did not impact pregame work or activities.
The Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox will square off in the second installment of a season-opening four-game series when they meet again at Tropicana Field in Tampa Bay on Friday night.
Rays: There's no definitive timetable for RHP Nathan Eovaldi to return from arthroscopic surgery for loose bodies in his pitching elbow.
If you go back to last season's ALDS against the Astros, Nunez's four-bagger gives the Red Sox two inside-the-park homers in three innings, with Devers also racing around the bases in Game 4 against the Houston Astros.
Porcello wasn't close to his 2016 dominance last season - he went 11-17 with a 4.65 ERA on the year, with the opposition batting.286 against him after hitting just.230 the previous season.
In seven relief appearances, including the postseason, the 2012 AL Cy Young Award victor allowed just eight hits over 15 1/3 scoreless innings. He struggled against the Rays, going 2-4 in six starts despite a 3.93 ERA.
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