Betts reached base twice in his four at bats, garnering both a walk and a hit and scored one of the team’s eight runs.
The Rangers put the first two men on, and Choo drove in a run with an RBI single to left field.
Red Sox Manager John Farrell made the announcement on Thursday, a day after Price’s second rehab start in Triple-A Pawtucket.
Price has not been great in his two rehab starts in Triple-A, but the left-hander said “it’s a good feeling” to be back in Boston with his teammates.
“Oil Can” remains one of the most colorful personalities the game has ever seen. Yaz Carlton Fisk, not Ivan Rodriguez, was the original Pudge.
The Red Sox legend, who also wore white socks during his time in Chicago, is one of only eight players to have his number retired in Boston. Big Papi The “Big Papi” moniker is uttered so often you sometimes forget his real name is David Ortiz.