Dustin Time
Dustin Pedroia reacts after hitting a two-run home run against the New York Yankees during the seventh inning of the first American League baseball game of MLB's 2010 season at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts April 4, 2010.

Wake Up the Bambino, It Was 7th Heaven on Easter at Fenway
Rare Pedroia Late Shot Ties It, Sox Rally Back to Win Opener

Opening Box: Boston 9, New York 7
Back-to-Back Beckett Didn't Look So Good, So Good... But His New Contract Does
The People Complaining About the 5-Year Old's Language in The Speech? ...Screw 'Em
The Ellsbury Move to Left is Working Out Well, Sincerely, Carl Yastrzemski
Lineup After Leadoff Looks OK: Pedroia and Youkilis Beef up the Middle
Mike Cameron and Marco Scutaro Nicely Round Out the Bottom
And Right Now at Fenway, Pedro Martinez Is Still Taking Bows to An Empty Park
Neil Diamond Sounded So Good, No? Steven Tyler Looked So Good, No?
Yes, Virginia, There's Still Some Offensive Punch in the Boston Lineup
Lowell and Behold, Papi's Swinging the Slowest Bat in Baseball
Last Night Showed Why the Sox Kept Shoeneweis Around
Bard Still Throwing Hard; Pap Gets the Easy Save
And a Hat Tip to Hideki Okajima

"We all have faith in ourselves. It's good to get a win opening night. It's good for the city. It's good for the fans. It's good for the players. It's good for everyone. ... But it's still just one game." -- Kevin Youkilis, who should be named co-captain along with Dustin Pedroia immediately

Photos: The Scene at Fenway | Video Scene

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

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