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Travis d'Arnaud's 449-foot homer off Max Scherzer on Friday was the longest home run hit by a Mets player at Nationals Park.

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Cubs 3B Kris Bryant homered in his first career at-bat at Fenway Park, launching a 422-foot long ball over the Green Monster on Friday.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Travis D'Arnaud has the Cy Young cheat code. The Mets catcher just blasted his second bomb of the night off Nats ace Max Scherzer. D'Arnaud 5, Washington 3, top 4th.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jake Arrieta takes the mound for the second inning after giving up 5 ER in the first raising the Cubs first inning ERA to 9.82 on the season, highest in the majors. Included are 8 HR's in the first inning, the most in baseball.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The one bright spot to the start of the Cubs game was Kris Bryant's 422 ft home run, according to ESPN Stats and Info. His previous lone visit to Fenway Park, while in college, he only took batting practice and he says he never hit one out. His first real AB resulted in a long ball but the Cubs trail 5-1 early,

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

After scoring 13 runs in seven games, including three shutouts, a five-run first inning is cathartic for Red Sox against Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta at Fenway Park. 10 batters came to the plate and seven reached on six hits and a walk.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jake Arrieta has now allowed at least 4 ER in the first inning in back to back starts for the first time in his career. (ESPN Stats)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Theo Epstein gave his 2004 World Series ring to his father, Leslie. He brought his 2016 ring to Boston so his father could put it on and take a picture with both. "It'll be pretty cool," Theo said. Leslie Epstein is director of the creative writing department at Boston University.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs-Red Sox brings back more than Theo Epstein, Jon Lester and John Lackey. Kevin Youkilis signing autographs for fans during batting practice.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Game 1 in the 1918 World Series of Cubs/Red Sox marked the first time the Star Spangled Banner was played at MLB game, b/c of World War I.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Jon Lester is back at Fenway Park, albeit in the cramped quarters of the visiting dugout and clubhouse.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Now Jon Lester's turn with reporters.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Theo Epstein explain where his World Series rings were today as well as working for the Red Sox and Cubs.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Theo Epstein discuss returning to Fenway Park for the first time since leaving for the Cubs.

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