"Excited, just to be back here. There's not a better feeling. You can't replicate it anywhere else."
— Red Sox pitcher David Price, expected to make his season debut Monday vs. the White Sox in Chicago after a strained elbow.
GAME OF NUMBERS
Strikeouts by five Boston pitchers in Red Sox's 6-2 win over Texas on Thursday. Drew Pomeranz had 11 in the first six innings.
Career saves for Hyun-Jin Ryu made of Los Angeles Dodgers, who threw four scoreless innings in a 7-3 win over the Cardinals on Thursday. It was his first relief outing as a pro since 2011 in Korea.
Terror on road
He pitched seven innings of two-hit ball to lower the NL's second-best road ERA to 0.57 as the Diamondbacks beat the Brewers 4-0 Thursday night for their ninth win in 10 games. He struck out nine and walked none. "I was just keeping them off balance," Roy said.