Panic in Detroit

Red Sox pitcher Alfredo Aceves walks off the field as the Tigers celebrate in the backround after he gave up a single that drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning that gave Detroit a 3-2 victory. The Boston Red Sox visited the Detroit Tigers for an Opening Day MLB game at Comerica Park.
(Jim Davis / Globe Staff)

Back End of the 'Pen Does Sox In
Austin Powers Tigers in Game 1 Walkoff

Sox Box: Detroit 3, Boston 2, Alfredo Can't A-save-es Sox
Tigers Rally on Makeshift 'Pen to Beat Boston
Finn Reaction: Familiar Opening Scene for Red Sox
Adding Insult to Injury: Papelbon Gets First Save for Phillies
V is for Verlander: Justin V Ruins Bobby V's Red Sox Debut
No Wonder Mark Melancon Didn't Fight for the Closer's Job
Good News: Aston Villa vs. Liverpool Is On Sunday at 8:00 p.m. on NESN
If Bobby V Didn't Talk to Michael Kay Yesterday, the Sox Would Have Won
Reports: Kanye West Is Now In Love with Jenny Dell ... Developing
Hey Salty, Next Time You Want to Walk to the Mound... Don't
Detroit Breakdown, Motor City Shakedown for Openers
Clutch Time: Don't Blame Ryan Sweeney, Pedroia
Sox Fans Could Use a Beer Right About Now
Punto Is Italian for 'Legs of Cement'

"I do hope I'm wrong, but this team has no legit ace, and now no closer, and a hapless collection of Survivor cast offs who will split time between giving up dongs and going on the DL for injuries only old stuntman should legitimately claim." -- Muldaddy

"Yeah, it did. It felt a little quick, but that’s not my job. My job is to get outs and I didn’t do that. I’m not going to think any more about that. I’m just going to continue to try to get outs and get after it." -- Mark Melancon on his memorable outing

"Jon Lester was impressive the entire time out there…. We were throwing strikes and they were throwing strikes. With a two run lead we weren’t going to give up. … It looked like we were rolling if we could have scored one more there… " -- Bobby V postmortem on NESN

"An issue is Melancon... I think they were a little stunned they didn't see a lot of swings and misses from Melancon in spring training." -- Peter Gammons on NESN after the Opening Day loss

Tigers fan takes a shot at the Sox
(Leon Halip / Getty Images)
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Boston Globe:

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Boston Herald:

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Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

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