"Lent" really does mean "spring." Here is proof.
The Red Sox return to their Spring Training haven of Fort Myers, Fla., for six weeks beginning on Feb. 16.Red Sox home opener is Tuesday of Easter week.
Pitchers and catchers will report on Feb. 16; position players will arrive on Feb. 20. The first full-squad workout is on Feb. 22.The Red Sox open their Grapefruit League schedule at home on Feb. 28
"There are a lot of people who know me who can't understand for the life of them why I would got to work on something as unserious as baseball. If they only knew."
A. Bartlett Giamatti