John Farrell says he's liked what he's seen so far from Rick Porcello, who makes his Boston debut as a member of the Red Sox today.
It's Pablo Sandoval's first game at Fenway as a member of the Red Sox and -- like David Ortiz -- he may use the wall to his advantage.
New Red Sox catcher Sandy Leon had never set foot in Fenway prior to Monday . . . when he got the Opening Day start against Washington.
The Red Sox have their closer back, as Koji Uehara is activated in time for the home opener against Washington.