Two of the best lefties in baseball paired up as the Red Sox Jon Lester faced Tampa's David Price. The story going into the game wasn't the pitchers, but what would happen when David Ortiz came to the plate against Price after their recent dust-ups.The Trop was crowded for one of the few times this year as the two rivals faced off. The Rays came from behind when they scored 4 times in the 7th for a 6-4 win, and their 8th straight victory.
The New England Patriots head coach met with the media, prior to taking the field, for the second time in as many days.
One question heading into training camp was, whether or not, Thompkins was even going to make the New England Patriots final roster. After day one of training camp yesterday, Thompkins is building a case to stay.
The following is from the pages of Bill Bodell's notebook
Thousands were on hand today in Foxboro for the first day of Patriots training camp. Players were beginning to take the field and stretch when Quarterback Tom Brady walked onto the field and got a standing ovation and applause from the crowd.