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2015 Red Sox Opening Day Delight

After a rough 2014 season, the Boston Red Sox look to rebound as they open up the 2015 season against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.

First pitch is scheduled for 3:05 p.m. The game will be broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Cardinals television market, you can catch the game on NBC 10. And if you can’t catch the game on television, you can always listen on the 2015 Red Sox Radio Network.

Clay Buchholz makes his first career Opening Day start for the Red Sox. Buchholz made 28 starts in 2014 and was 8-11 with a 5.34 ERA. Today marks his first career start against the Phillies and at Citizens Bank Park.

Cole Hamels, a subject of trade rumors during the offseason, makes his second career Opening Day start. Hamels made 30 starts in 2014 and was 9-9 with a 2.46 ERA.  He last faced the Red Sox in 2012 when he picked up the win after allowing three runs in six innings of work. He’s made five career starts against the visiting nine and is 4-0 with a 1.97 ERA.

Boston Red Sox0-0 Philadelphia Phillies0-0
1. Mookie Betts CF 1. Ben Revere LF
2. Dustin Pedroia 2B 2. Odubel Herrera CF
3. David Ortiz 1B 3. Chase Utley 2B
4. Hanley Ramirez LF 4. Ryan Howard 1B
5. Pablo Sandoval 3B 5. Carlos Ruiz C
6. Shane Victorino RF 6. Grady Sizemore RF
7. Xander Bogaerts SS 7. Cody Asche 3B
8. Ryan Hanigan C 8. Freddy Galvis SS
9. Clay Buchholz P 9. Cole Hamels P
Clay Buchholz SP Cole Hamels SP

NOTES:

Here is how the hitters have fared against the starting pitchers during the regular season over their careers.

Boston Red Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies batter/pitcher matchups

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