With the 12th overall pick in the 2016 MLB Draft, the Boston Red Sox selected left-handed pitcher Jason Groome from Barnegat High School in Barnegat, New Jersey; many considered Groome to being the best overall prospec in the draft and even had him going number one overall, but dropped all the way to the 12th pick and to Boston.
Watch as Mookie Betts has been a one-man wrecking crew for the Boston Red Sox over the last two games, as he hit two more home runs in Wednesday night's loss to the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards and over the last two games, Betts has hit five home runs in the two games played in Baltimore.
Boston Red Sox RHP Carson Smith will undergo Tommy John surgery on Tuesday afternoon in New York and is expected to miss at least 12 months.
Maverick Schutte, the six-year-old boy battling a heart condition who was promised and delivered a home run by his idol in Boston Red Sox' David Ortiz, got the chance to meet him and throw out to him the first pitch before Wednesday's 13-3 win over the Oakland A's; Schutte also got a bat from Ortiz during the game as well.
In his debut for the Boston Red Sox, David Price dazzled on the mound as he struck out 10 batters in six innings and lead the way for an Opening Day victory as Boston defeated the Cleveland Indians 6-2 at Progressive Field; David Ortiz hit his 504th career home run in the ninth inning.