BOSTON – The Red Sox will open their 2020 season on Friday, July 24 against the Baltimore Orioles at 7 p.m. at Fenway Park.
The game will be both Opening Day and the Sox home opener. The game will also have no fans, due to the coronavirus.
It is a shortened 60-game season. While, there will not be the crowd at Fenway, some seems are the same.
Both teams will be introduced from the base lines.
The American flag will drop from atop the Green Monster and Springfield-native Michelle Brooks-Thompson will sing the National Anthem.
Dennis Eckersley, Dave O’Brien, and Jerry Remy will broadcast the game remotely from NESN’s studio in Watertown.
The Red Sox will take part in a league-wide effort that includes the MLB logo stenciled behind the mound with the abbreviation BLM. The acronym will also be on base jewels and lineup cards. A Black Lives Matter sign also has been placed in the center field bleachers, according to a press release.