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It is officially the start of the spring training season in Florida. The equipment trucks carrying supplies for the start of spring training arrived in Fort Myers, Florida this morning shortly after sunrise. This will be the second season the Boston Red Sox will play at Jet Blue Park while the Twins are returning to the friendly confines of Hammond Stadium, the only venue the Twins have known in the Fort Myers area.
The start of spring training signifies the true start of tourist season as traffic is already ramping up around town as tourists are enjoying 80 degree weather. The roads are clogged, the beaches are packed and soon, the sounds of baseball will fill the air.
Pitchers and catchers for both teams will report next week and workouts are free for the public to attend. The official spring training games get under way the following week.
The Red Sox will have a double header against Northeastern and Boston College on the 21st while the Twins open their season on the road in neighboring Sarasota against the Baltimore Orioles.
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