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Interleague play starts on down note

'We built our team to have a DH,' Francona says after Sox's 5-1 loss to Phillies

Updated: May 22, 2010, 2:51 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Ah, the unbalanced schedule.

The Red Sox began the 14th season of interleague play against the Phillies on Friday night at Citizens Bank Park, and Boston manager Terry Francona admits he's not a big fan of it even though his club went 11-7 last season.

The Red Sox saw their three-game winning streak end with a 5-1 loss, and even though Boston was without the services of the designated hitter, David Ortiz almost found a way to tie the score in the top of the ninth inning. ...

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