Red Sox announce starting times for home games

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Red Sox announce starting times for home games

Opening Day at Fenway Park will once again be opening day.After starting their home season in 2010 on a Sunday night against the Yankees -- drawing complaints from fans who missed the tradition of an afternoon opener -- the Sox are back to the sunshine (or at least natural daylight) on 2011. They finally announced starting times for their '11 home games, and the Friday, April 8 home opener against the Yankees will begin at 2:05 p.m.Click here for the complete Red Sox schedule.
Tickets for home games go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. Other schedule highlights:
-- The Red Sox will play six Saturday day games and, in addition to the home opener, Boston has eight weekday afternoon contests scheduled. -- The Red Sox will host the Chicago Cubs in interleague play from Friday, May 20 through Sunday, May 22.

-- All weeknight and Saturday night games at Fenway Park are scheduled as 7:10 p.m. starts, while Sunday day games and weekday games will begin at 1:35 p.m.To purchase tickets beginning on January 29, fans can log on to www.redsox.com or call the automated ticket line at 888-REDSOX6. Fans will be able to purchase tickets to all games at Fenway Park, with the exception of all games with the New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs, for which a special random drawing will be held at a later date. Tickets for the Green Monster and Budweiser Right Field Deck will also be sold via the random drawing.Fans who require accessible seating can call 877-REDSOX9. Hearing impaired fans may call the Red Sox TTY line at (617) 226-6644.

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