BALTIMORE (AP) - David Ortiz had three of Boston's 12 hits off Wei-Yin Chen, and the Red Sox got an effective pitching performance from Felix Doubront and four relievers in a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night.
Xander Bogaerts also had three hits for the Red Sox, who took two of three in this season-opening series between AL East rivals. The 21-year-old Bogaerts has reached in eight of 12 plate appearances, collecting five hits and three walks.
Boston finished with 14 hits, 12 of them singles. The Red Sox amassed 33 hits in the three games, including five by Ortiz.
Matt Wieters had three hits for the Orioles and Chris Davis had two hits and scored twice.