Red Sox expect an ‘electric’ ring ceremony before home opener

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BALTIMORE — They had a champagne celebration in the clubhouse after Game 6, a parade through the streets of Boston, and a gathering at the White House. Now the Red Sox have one party left before they can drop the curtain on their World Series title last season.

The team returns to Fenway Park on Friday afternoon, with a pregame celebration that will include the raising of the World Series flag in center field and the presentation of rings to the players.

“I’m sure it’ll be electric,” manager John Farrell said Thursday before a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.

The Red Sox asked fans to be in their seats by 1 p.m. for the 2:05 game. The ceremonies will include the national anthem, a helicopter flyover, and a ceremonial first pitch.

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