The 2010 spring-training schedule for the Boston Red Sox has been released, and we have the details.
Tickets will go on sale on Saturday, December 5, beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 5 at the City of Palms Park box office, on www.redsox.com, or by calling 888-REDSOX6. Handicap accessible seating is also available by calling 877-REDSOX9. Hearing impaired patrons may call the TTY line at 617-226-6644.
Boston will open the spring schedule with two college exhibition games on Wednesday, March 3, facing the Northeastern Huskies at 1:05 p.m. followed by the Boston College Eagles in the nightcap beginning at 6:05 p.m.
The Red Sox will kick off the 2010 Grapefruit League season on Thursday, March 4 when they host the Mayor’s Cup rival Minnesota Twins at City of Palms Park at 7:05 p.m., the first of seven matchups against the cross-town foe. Boston will meet the Baltimore Orioles five times this spring, including three contests at the O’s new home in Sarasota. The 30-game Grapefruit League schedule will feature 10 matchups with National League opponents including a St. Patrick’s Day matinee vs. the New York Mets at City of Palms Park.
Additionally, the Red Sox will face the Washington Nationals for two exhibition games. The club will close out its Grapefruit League schedule on Friday, April 2 at City of Palms Park beginning at 1:05 p.m. before traveling to Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. for a game on Saturday, April 3. The start time for Saturday’s contest will be announced at a later date.
Tickets for the Northeastern University and Boston College games will be half price.
The City of Palms Park box office will be open Saturday, December 5 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 6 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Beginning Monday, December 7, the Fort Myers box office and the Red Sox Team Store at City of Palms Park will be open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., and from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays, with the exception of December 26 and January 2 when both will be closed.