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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Kris Bryant discuss his off day in Boston and playing at Fenway Park for the first time in his career.

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Leonte Landino ESPN Deportes 

Hoy Albert Pujols podría seguir subiendo en el ranking de los lideres remolcadores en la historia. #FuturoHOF #DominicanPower

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

At his Foundation To Be Named Later charity event today, Theo Epstein laughed off a recent suggestion by political strategist David Axelrod that he could get into politics, calling such a thing "ridiculous." I think I need to go do something really ill-advised or commit a felony or something," Epstein said. "I can put a stop to it in a hurry."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

For the first time in 1,415 major-league games, all for the Red Sox, Dustin Pedroia will bat sixth for the first time. Shuffled batting order has Xander Bogaerts in leadoff spot.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Plenty of Cubbie blue (and gold) outside of Fenway already.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon gets to use a DH for the first time this season as Kyle Schwarber will get the honors tonight against the Red Sox. Ben Zobrist starts in LF with Albert Almora Jr in CF and batting ninth. Willson Contreras will catch for Jake Arrieta.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Two roster moves for Red Sox: INF/OF Chase d'Arnaud added to roster after being claimed off waivers Thursday; reliever Ben Taylor called up from Triple-A. INF/OF Steve Selsky and reliever Robbie Ross Jr. optioned.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Pedro Martinez: "If I was pitching, I was going to drill Machado, as much as I love him. The only thing I would've done differently is probably bring the ball a little bit lower." Pedro says Machado "did not intend to hurt Pedroia. And I know that because I know Machado." Also says Barnes did not mean to throw the ball at Machado's head.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Bryce Harper leads MLB in hits (33)+walks (20), almost impossible combo to pull off over a full season. Ted Williams never led MLB in hits.

Pedro Gomez MLB 

Another shot of the oldest park in MLB.

Pedro Gomez MLB 

The oldest park in MLB. Opened in 1912.

ESPN Stats and Information  

The Blue Jays are 6-16 this season. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, there has been only 1 team in MLB history to make the postseason after falling at least 10 games under .500 at some point before the end of April that year. The 1951 New York Giants started 2–12 before winning the National League pennant capped by Bobby Thomson's "Shot Heard ‘Round the World."