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Curt Schilling said he did not have control of his fastball and never adjusted. (Dick Whipple/AP)
Schilling off track in opener loss to Royals
The Red Sox were unable to get in gear on Opening Day, as starter Curt Schilling was tagged for five runs on eight hits in four rocky innings and the lineup was stifled by new Royals ace right-hander Gil Meche. David Ortiz represented the Boston offense with an RBI double in the first.  Wrap >
1. SS Julio Lugo
2. 1B Kevin Youklis
3. DH David Ortiz
4. LF Manny Ramirez
5. RF J.D. Drew
6. 3B Mike Lowell
7. C Jason Varitek
8. CF Coco Crisp
9. 2B Dustin Pedroia
1. CF David DeJesus
2. 2B Mark Grudzielanek
3. RF Mark Teahen
4. DH Mike Sweeney
5. 3B Alex Gordon
6. LF Ross Gload
7. 1B Ryan Shealy
8. C John Buck
9. SS Tony Pena Jr.
David Ortiz Big Papi's RBI double
David Ortiz gave te Red Sox the early lead on Opening Day with a first-inning double.   400K
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