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Price tabbed as No. 5 starter, may relieve opening day

Mar. 26, 2019 8:04 PM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — David Price is set to be the No. 5 starter in the Boston Red Sox rotation, but the left-hander isn't ruling out a relief appearance during the season's opening weekend. Price pitched four innings Tuesday in Boston's final exhibition game, a 16-7 loss to the Chicago Cubs, then said he's...

Red Sox to put World Series MVP Steve Pearce on injured list

Mar. 26, 2019 2:32 AM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Steve Pearce will start the season on the injured list for the Boston Red Sox. The 2018 World Series MVP exited an exhibition game last weekend due to discomfort in his left calf. Pearce, a right-handed batter, normally platoons with lefty-hitting Mitch Moreland at first base. But the...