The 2018 MLB season begins today and the Boston Red Sox start the 162-game marathon against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.

Chris Sale will be on the mound for the Sox against Rays ace Chris Archer.

New skipper Alex Cora will use this lineup today...

1.  Mookie Betts  RF

2.  Andrew Benintendi  LF

3.  Hanley Ramirez  1B

4.  JD Martinez  DH

5.  Xander Boegarts  SS

6.  Rafael Devers  3B

7.  Eduardo Nunez  2B

8.  Jackie Bradley Jr.  CF

9.  Christian Vazquez  C

NOTE:  Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket has Opening Day marathon Sox coverage...The Morning Pitch Show expands to 6a to10a...The Drive Show airs live from 10a to 1p...Then a live broadcast from Dysart's on Broadway in Bangor from 1p to gametime at 3:15p.