Red Sox outfielder Narciso Crook blows a bubble with his bubble gum during the Boston Red Sox's game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday, March 15
An afternoon at JetBlue Park: Rays take on Red Sox
On Wednesday, March 15, the Tampa Bay Rays traveled to JetBlue Park at Fenway South in Fort Myers, Florida to take on the Boston Red Sox in some Grapefruit League action. Here are some of my favorite shots from the Red Sox’s 9-1 victory over the Rays.
Signs welcoming fans to JetBlue Park at Fenway South.
A statue of Wally outside JetBlue Park.
Logos from the Red Sox’s World Series Championships. The team has nine in total, but there was a massive 86-year gap between titles from 1918 to 2004.
Panoramic shot from behind home plate at JetBlue Park.
The “Green Monster” at JetBlue Park.
The metal scoreboard awaiting for the teams to put some crooked numbers on the board.
Panoramic shot from atop the Green Monster at JetBlue Park.
Some cool Grapefruit League art at JetBlue Park.
The signage at JetBlue Park at Fenway South resembles the signage used at the real Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Red Sox’s grounds crew preparing the field for Wednesday’s action.
The Red Sox mascot, Wally, on the field before Wednesday’s game.
A couple of World Series trophies on display at JetBlue Park.
The classic metal scoreboard used by the Red Sox. Each number has to be changed manually by stadium staff.
Every home stadium of a Red Sox affiliate has a miniature “Green Monster” wall in left field.
The temperatures were mild, but any fans wanting to cool off could grab a Kona Ice on the first base side of the stadium.
A Lego statue of MLB Hall of Famer and Red Sox legend David Ortiz, better known as “Big Papi.”
Concession signage at JetBlue Park. Including the calories with each item was a nice touch.
Panoramic shot of JetBlue Park.
The final scoreboard from Wednesday’s game, a 9-1 victory for the Red Sox.
Despite some early showers, the sun shined bright during Wednesday’s Grapefruit League matchup at JetBlue Park between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Boston Red Sox.
Rays players taking batting practice before their game against the Boston Red Sox.
Rays starting pitcher Evan McKendry warming up before his start against the Boston Red Sox.
Red Sox starting pitcher Corey Kluber warms up in the bullpen before his start against his former team, the Tampa Bay Rays.
Rene Pinto prepares for a bullpen session prior to the Rays’ matchup with the Boston Red Sox.
Rays starting pitcher Evan McKendry warms up in the bullpen before his start against the Boston Red Sox.
Rene Pinto practices his pitch framing prior to the Rays’ matchup against the Boston Red Sox.
Rays catcher Rene Pinto prepares to catch a pitch from pitcher Evan McKendry.
The Rays pitching staff bumping fists before their game against the Boston Red Sox.
Rays reliever Jeff Belge pitching against the Boston Red Sox.
Rays infielder Vidal Brujan smacks a single against the Boston Red Sox.
Rays infielder Vidal Brujan chats with Red Sox infielders while on second base.
Rays reliever Hector Perez pitching against the Boston Red Sox.
Red Sox reliever Chris Martin pitching against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Rays infielder Vidal Brujan coming off the field.
Red Sox reliever Joely Rodriguez pitching against the Tampa Bay Rays.
To say my family and I were excited that I got accepted into the Spring …