BOSTON - Quotes, Notes and Stars from Monday's 9-7 loss to Baltimore
"That's kind of been my Achilles heel -- having that one bad inning. That's all it takes in this game. It can be just one pitch; today, it was that one inning (the third).'' - David Price
"Overall, this team continues to fight back. There's not any at-bats being given away. I like the way we continue to fight inside of a game.'' - John Farrell.
"I'm not going to lie to you - I was more nervous during that time than any at-bat that I've had in my career. And it wasn't even about me - it was about her.'' - David Ortiz on his daughter Alex's surprise performance of the national anthem.
"Solo homers, we still would have (fallen behind), but I can't be walking guy like that.'' - Closer Craig Kimbrel, who issued two walks before giving up a three-run homer to Chris Davis in the ninth.
* Before Monday, Craig Kimbrel had never given up a three-run homer in 358 career appearances.
* Koji Uehara has faced 13 batters this season, and retired all but one (walk).
* David Ortiz's double in the seventh inning gave him 292 in his career at Fenway. Only Ted Williams (319) and Carl Yastrzemski (382) had more.
* In his last two home openers, Mookie Betts is 5-for-9 with two homers four runs scored and six RBI.
* The Red Sox have outhit their opponent in all six games this season.
* Monday marked the first time in his career that David Price has allowed more than three earned runs in a Fenway start.
* The loss was just the second in a home opener for the Red Sox since 2005.
1) Chris Davis -- Three-run homer in the top of the ninth snaps a 6-6 tie for the Orioles. And it wasn't cheap: 433 feet into the batter's eye in center field. Earlier, he had a two-run single, giving him five RBI.
2) Mark Trumbo - He has a three-run homer, too -- this one coming in the five-run third off David Price.
3) Mookie Betts -- Came in with a 1-for-20 skid, but broke out three hits - including a ninth-inning solo homer - and two runs scored.