Red Sox down Orioles in opener

Red Sox down Orioles in opener

The Boston Red Sox scored twice in the fourth inning and held on for a 3-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles Friday night.

Boston won the game as -175 favorites, while the four runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9.5).

Brad Penny improved to 7-4 with the victory, and Jonathan Papelbon notched his 25th save in the contest.

Melvin Mora drove in the lone run for the Orioles. Brad Bergesen gave up nine hits and three runs over six innings in the loss.