ST. PETERSBURG, Fl. (AP) – David Price was solid in his return to the Red Sox rotation, making four singles over seven scoreless innings of Boston's 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.
The fivefold All-Star, slowed by an injury in 2017, hit five and did not go in for his first start defending AL East Champions since last July, when he went on the disabled list with left elbow inflammation.
Rafael Devers scored a goalless draw with Xander Bogaerts, who pulled out Chaz Roe (1-0) from the seventh inning to extend his strike series to 11 games.
One night after winning six-eighths Innings After a 4-0 deficit and the season opener, the Rays managed only one runner down to second base.
Matt Barnes scored a goalless eighth place for the Red Sox, who first under coach Alex Cora. Craig Kimbrel stroked the side in ninth to finish the combined four-in-hand.
Yankees 4, Blue Jays 2
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Giancarlo Stanton, who twice hammered and doubled the day before in the opening match, went 0 for 4. So did the big headlines Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez. Nevertheless, the Yankees under the new coach Aaron Boone improved for the first time since 2011 to 2: 0.
Tanaka (1: 0) was followed in three innings three hits and met eight times without a walk. He pulled back his last 13 batters.
Nationals 2, Red 0
CINCINNATI (AP) – Max Scherzer missed out on 10 in six innings and the Washington nationals, in their first game with Dave Martinez as a major league manager, started title defense with a 2: 0- Victory against the Cincinnati Reds on Friday.
Bryce Harper scored two goals but his series of five direct opening days ended with a home race.  Scherzer has released his 65th career game with double-digit strikeouts. The only hitter who did any real damage to him was scooter Gennett, who finished 4 for 4 with a double.
Brandon Kintzler and Ryan Madson each scored a goalless inning before Sean Doolittle scored the ninth for the rescue.
Pirates 13, Tigers 10,
DETROIT (AP) – Gregory Polanco hit a three-run homer in the 13th inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 13-10 win over Detroit on Friday about an hour later The Tigers poured onto the field to celebrate what they considered their own game success.
Nicholas Castellanos was considered safe at the beginning of the tenth for the Tigers at home, but a repeat review took the run and the teams continued to play. Polanco's 3-0 lead in the middle of Alex Wilson (1-0) gave the Pirates a comfortable lead – or as comfortable as on a crazy day when both teams scored four goals in the ninth round. 19659003] Detroit put two men in the 13th field on the base, Steven Brault (1: 0) could defend his third goalless relief.