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Daniel Nava home run
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Home Sweet Home Opener for Red Sox

Boston 3, Baltimore 1 | One Swing of the Bat Beats O's in Opener
Daniel Nava Senior 3-Run HR Steals the Show, While JBJ Takes a Seat
Buchholz Goes 7 Strong, Works Out of Jams, for Second Straight Win
Bailey's Nails, Hanrahan Gets Save No. 3

"It was special just because it was opening day. I wasn't trying to hit a home run. It just worked out like that but to contribute and get us a lead in a tight game after Buck pitched well is something that I think anyone who stepped in the box in (that) situation was looking to do." -- Daniel Nava postgame


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Nava Home Run Ball
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Boston Globe:

Red Sox end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox

ProJo:

Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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