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Marlon Byrd

Worth the wait: Price wins debut, Ortiz homers for Red Sox

The extra day didn't bother the Red Sox and neither did the stinging cold.

New ace David Price delivered in his Boston debut. And, as usual, so did David Ortiz.

"When the light goes on, Papi goes on," Ortiz said.

Price struck out 10 and won his weather-delayed first start for Boston and Ortiz began his farewell tour with a two-run homer, leading the Red Sox to a 6-2 win over the Cleveland Indians, who were forced to push their season opener back a day because of wintry conditions.

Price gave up two runs and five hits in six innings, giving the Red Sox an immediate payoff after they signed the left-hander to a seven-year, $217 million contract in...

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