LEE COUNTY, FL –With its famous shelling beaches, award-winning sunsets, picture-perfect weather and endless ways to experience the area’s wildlife, The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel in southwest Florida is also the spring training home of the Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins. And what could be better than beautiful days that offer a chance to watch great baseball?
Save the dates for Spring Training 2015
Boston Red Sox
Spring Training includes matchups with the Mets, the Phillies and the Cardinals. Tickets for the 18 home exhibitions are scheduled to go on sale Dec. 6 and will remain at 2014 prices. The first exhibition, a doubleheader against Northeastern University and Boston College, takes place on March 3, 2015. Boston's first Grapefruit league game will take place March 5, 2015 against the Minnesota Twins at Hammond Stadium. The first Grapefruit League game at JetBlue park will take place on March 6, 2015 against the Miami Marlins. The New York Yankees will play on March 13, 2015.
Workouts start Feb. 25, 2015. Free to public.
Games start March 3 and continue through April 3, 2015.
JetBlue Park, Fort Myers
For tickets, schedule and package information go to www.redsox.com or call
239-334-4700 or 877-REDSOX9
Fans attending Spring Training in 2015 will be experience the completed upgrades to the CenturyLink Sports Complex including a newly renovated Hammond Stadium. Tickets are scheduled to go on sale in late 2014. The 2015 Twins schedule features 17 home games starting with an exhibition game against the University of Minnesota on March 4. League play begins March 5 with a home game against the Boston Red Sox. The Twins also face the Red Sox on their final Spring Training game at Hammond Stadium on April 4.
Workouts start Feb. 22, 2015, with pitchers and catchers. Squad workouts begin Feb. 28, 2015.
Free to public.
Games: March 5-April 4, 2015
Hammond Stadium, Fort Myers
Call 800-33-TWINS or go to www.twinsbaseball.com for schedule, ticket and package information.
For additional packages, special rates and information on planning a spring training vacation at The Beaches of Fort Myers, visit www.FortMyersSanibel.com .
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel in southwest Florida includes: Sanibel Island, Captiva Island, Fort Myers Beach, Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Estero, Cape Coral, Pine Island, Boca Grande & Outer islands, North Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres.
Lee Rose or Francesca Donlan