RED SOX ANNOUNCE 2011 HOME GAME TIMES
BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today announced the start times for their 2011 home games at Fenway Park. The Red Sox 2011 regular season general ticket on-sale begins this Saturday, January 29 at 10:00 a.m.
Boston’s 2011 home opener will take place at Fenway Park against the New York Yankees on Friday, April 8 at 2:05 p.m and will be broadcast on the club’s television rightsholder, NESN. That series will continue with two nationally televised games, a 1:10 p.m. start on Saturday, April 9 on FOX and an 8:05 p.m. contest on Sunday, April 10 on ESPN.
The Red Sox will play six Saturday day games at Fenway Park during the 2011 regular season and, in addition to the home opener, Boston has eight weekday afternoon contests scheduled, including Patriots Day, Monday, April 18 against the Toronto Blue Jays at 11:05 a.m.
The Red Sox will host the Chicago Cubs in Interleague Play from Friday, May 20 through Sunday, May 22. The Friday and Saturday games will begin at 7:10 p.m., with Saturday’s contest being televised on FOX. The Sunday, May 22 matchup between the Red Sox and Cubs will be featured on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball with an 8:05 p.m. start time. Additional Red Sox Saturday home games scheduled to air on FOX include May 7 vs. the Minnesota Twins at 1:10 p.m. and August 6 vs. the Yankees at 4:10 p.m.
All week night and Saturday night games at Fenway Park are scheduled as 7:10 p.m. starts while Sunday day games are slated to 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.
The Red Sox open the 2011 season on the road with a three-game set against the Texas Rangers beginning on Friday, April 1 at 4:05 p.m. ET at the Ballpark in Arlington. Boston’s complete 2011 home and road schedule is attached. All times included in the attached schedule are Eastern Time and subject to change. All regular season games are televised on NESN (with the exception of FOX Saturday and ESPN Sunday Night Games) and broadcast in on WEEI 850 AM and network affiliates.