• BOSTON 6, NEW YORK 5 (19): In one of the classic games of their long and illustrious rivalry, the Red Sox finally outlasted the Yankees 6-5 in 19 innings when a game-ending double play was turned at 2:13 a.m. In the first meeting of the year between the teams, Boston at last went ahead for good on a sacrifice fly by Mookie Betts. Xander Bogaerts scored the decisive run after reaching on his fourth hit in extra innings. Both teams scored single runs in the 16th and 18th innings.

• KANSAS CITY 4, LOS ANGELES 2: Kendrys Morales homered, Lorenzo Cain drove in two runs and the Royals remained unbeaten with a victory in the Angels' home opener. Eric Hosmer drove in an early run and Jason Vargas pitched six solid innings against his former team.