We may still be covered in snow here in the North East, but baseball begins down in sunny Fort Myers when the Boston Red Sox open spring training with a doubleheader against a pair of college teams from Boston.
The Red Sox take on the Northeastern University Huskies in Game 1 of the twin bill. It's the 11th straight year that the teams have met to open spring training and the 13th season overall, with the Red Sox remaining undefeated in those contests. Clay Buchholz will be on the mound to lead the rotation into the first start of the spring. Even if it's only an exhibition game, fans will surely be excited for their first glimpse of newcomers Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez in action.
Read more... Join the Conversation... #RedSox Game 1: Betts CF, Pedroia 2B, Ortiz DH, Ramirez LF, Sandoval 3B, Napoli 1B, Victorino RF, Bogaerts SS, Vazquez C, Buchholz RHP
#RedSox Game 1: Betts CF, Pedroia 2B, Ortiz DH, Ramirez LF, Sandoval 3B, Napoli 1B, Victorino RF, Bogaerts SS, Vazquez C, Buchholz RHP