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The Boston Children's Chorus performs the national anthem behind second base as the Pittsburgh Pirates, left, and Boston Red Sox stand along the baselines before their opening day baseball game at Fenway Park, on Monday. (AP/Steven Senne)
The Boston Children's Chorus performs the national anthem behind second base as the Pittsburgh Pirates, left, and Boston Red Sox stand along the baselines before their opening day baseball game at Fenway Park, on Monday. (AP/Steven Senne)
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Opening Day is the unofficial start of spring in Boston.

On Monday, the Red Sox take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. It's the start of a new era in Red Sox Nation, as they open the season without David Ortiz and with a very strong pitching rotation — including two Cy Young Award winners.

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Shira Springer, WBUR's Sports and Society Reporter. She tweets @shiraspringer.

This segment aired on April 3, 2017.

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