Matt Barnes Limits Damage In Seventh Inning; Makes 100th Major League Appearance

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The Boston Red Sox defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 on Opening Day at Fenway Park.

Rick Porcello earned his first win of the season and Andrew Benintendi launched a three-run home run to lead the Red Sox to victory.

Relief pitcher Matt Barnes made his 100th major league appearance after he replaced Porcello in the seventh inning. He allowed a hit and recorded a strikeout in 2/3 of an inning of work.

To hear Barnes’ post game reaction, check out his interview in the video above from “Red Sox Final Live.”

Thumbnail photo from Gregory Fisher/USA TODAY Sports Images

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