The team opens its exhibition season Tuesday, March 3, at 1:05 p.m., with a single admission double header against the Northeastern University Huskies and the Boston College Eagles.
The Grapefruit League schedule launches on the road at nearby Hammond Stadium on Thursday, March 5, against their Chairman’s Cup rival, the Minnesota Twins. The Grapefruit League home opener against the Miami Marlins is set for the following day at 1:05 p.m. The Red Sox will host Minnesota on Saturday, March 7, at 1:05 p.m., the second of nine contests between the cross-town foes.
The Red Sox will visit their American League East rival New York Yankees on Wednesday, March 11, in Tampa, and will then host them Friday night, March 13, at 7:05 p.m., one of three night games on the home schedule. Other division matchups include two games versus the Baltimore Orioles, four against the Tampa Bay Rays, and two against the Toronto Blue Jays.
The club will once again hold an Open House at JetBlue Park on Saturday, February 28. The free event, open to the public, welcomes fans to walk around the park and the grounds, while enjoying concessions and entertainment on Fenway South Drive — a street festival inspired by Yawkey Way in Boston.
The Red Sox’ equipment truck will depart from Fenway Park on Thursday, February 12.
Pitchers and catchers report February 20 and will hold their first workouts February 21; position players will hold their first workouts February 25. Workouts are free and open to the public.