Julian Edelman pays his respect to Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz

Olive Rios
June 26, 2017

Price allowed three runs (two earned) in six solid innings, but the offense had a sleepy night in Boston's 6-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park.

"I can't let it add anything", Fister said on Saturday when he arrived at Fenway Park after a redeye flight from California Friday night. They retired David Ortiz's number 34, put up nine runs against an Angels club floating around.500, and made an abundance of roster moves to the 40-man club.

No Boston Red Sox hitter recorded a multi-hit game, but Mitch Moreland hit his 10th homerun of the year.

Ortiz thanked everyone from Red Sox owners and former players, to his father in attendance, and his late mother who he said was looking over him.

"I'm (getting) better timing with my warmup (on the road) before the game starts", said Ramirez, who is 1-3 with a 5.10 ERA at home this season.

Yastrzemski, Rice and Boggs were also present for Ortiz's ceremony.

Although the Red Sox have offered Ortiz a spot in the organization, he told reporters that he has stayed away from the team since his retirement to avoid being a distraction.

The Boston Red Sox nearly climbed back into Saturday nights game against the Los Angeles Angels, but they fell well short in the ninth.

Ramirez dropped a two-out, ground-rule double in the ninth to bring the Red Sox within four.

Ortiz said he never thought about having his number retired by the Red Sox when his career was over, but he always did try to hit them during batting practice.

Fittingly, Ortiz would note those numbers in right field at Fenway Park held special significance to him during his playing days.

And, yes, it will be less than a year after the player beloved as "Big Papi" walked off the field for the final time. "This is - you get past one thing and there's another So that's what it is". On the other side, the over is 4-1 in the Red Sox' last five games, is 3-1-1 in their last five home games, and is 5-2 in the last seven meetings between these two teams in Boston.

A Mets 5, Giants 2: Wilmer Flores hit a home run and drove in two runs as NY defeated host San Francisco.

But most importantly, he is also remembered for rallying the city after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, when he grabbed a microphone on the Fenway mound and declared, "This is our (expletive) city". This one was old school baseball all the way.

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