Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Williams: Fenway Opener 'Insane'

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Williams: Fenway Opener 'Insane'

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MONTREAL - Right-hander Trevor Williams was pleased he upgraded to an international cell phone plan before the Pirates' weekend trip to Canada for two exhibition games.

Once Williams was informed late Friday night at Olympic Stadium he had secured a spot on the opening-day roster as a long reliever, he phoned his wife, Jackie. They had booked two flights from San Diego, one going to Indianapolis and the other to Boston, for her and their 1-year-old, Isaac. Cancel the flight to Indianapolis, Williams said. He is bound for Boston.

"It's just so much more glorified that it's in Boston," Williams gushed Saturday. "I don't know how many times I'm going to play at Fenway in my career. To have opening day there is insane."

Williams, 24, spent spring training locked in a competition for the No. …

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