Josh Donaldson

LEADING OFF: Cobb to make Orioles debut at Fenway Park

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BIRD WATCHING

Alex Cobb's debut for the Baltimore Orioles is a tough assignment. The right-hander faces J.D. Martinez, Mookie Betts and the fast-starting Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Cobb signed a $57 million, four-year contract with the Orioles as a free agent on March 21. He went 10-12 last year with a 3.66 ERA for Tampa Bay in his first full year back after missing nearly two seasons because of Tommy John surgery. Boston is 11-2 for only the second time in team history, matching the 1918 World Series champions.

EMPTY SEATS

Playing before sparse crowds at home, the Miami Marlins...

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