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2019 BASEBALL PREVIEW

Here are some key dates in the 2019 Red Sox schedule

The Red Sox lined up at Fenway Park for the 2018 Opening Day ceremonies.
The Red Sox lined up at Fenway Park for the 2018 Opening Day ceremonies.Jim Davis/Globe Staff

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A look at the key dates on the Red Sox schedule:

March 28 at Seattle: Opening Night vs. Mariners at T-Mobile Park.

April 5-7 at Arizona: First interleague games of the season, vs. the Diamondbacks.

April 9 vs. Toronto: Opening Day at Fenway Park. The Red Sox raise the 2018 championship banner and hand out World Series rings.

April 16-17 at New York: First meeting with the Yankees.

April 19-May 8: 20 games in 20 days; 10 at home (Detroit, Tampa Bay, Oakland) and 10 on the road (Tampa Bay, Chicago White Sox, Baltimore).

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May 17-19 vs. Houston: First ALCS rematch of the season … with another set of games the next weekend in Houston (May 24-26).

May 30-June 2 at New York: Four-game set with the Yankees at The Stadium.

June 29-30 at London: The Red Sox meet the Yankees in the first MLB games played in Europe, the inaugural series of a three-year agreement. The Red Sox will be the designated home team at London Stadium.

July 12-14 vs. Los Angeles Dodgers: The first of two World Series rematches comes at Fenway Park. Joe Kelly makes his first trip back to Boston after signing with the Dodgers as a free agent.

July 25-28 vs. New York. The Yankees make their first appearance at Fenway Park, for a four-game series.

Aug. 20-21 vs. Philadelphia: The Phillies’ prized free agent acquisition Bryce Harper is back at Fenway Park for the first time since April 2015. The six-time All-Star is just 3 for 13 lifetime at Fenway, with five strikeouts.

Aug. 23-Sept. 1: A 10-day, eight-game West Coast road trip covering 8,112.2 miles — Fenway to Petco Park (3,043.6 miles), Petco to Coors Field (1,082.1 miles), Coors to Angel Stadium (1,012.0 miles), Angel Stadium to Fenway (2,974.5 miles). It’s the most distance covered on a road trip this season (London included). Ian Kinsler, who signed with the Padres as a free agent, will face his former team Aug. 23-25 in the first series between Boston and San Diego since 2016. The games against the Rockies (Aug. 27-28) mark the Red Sox’ first trip to Colorado since June 2013.

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Promotional calendar at Fenway Park:

April 11 vs. Toronto: 2018 commemorative World Series ring

April 23 vs. Detroit: Win Wall flag

April 30 vs. Oakland: Mookie Betts MVP hat

May 14 vs. Colorado: J.D. Martinez home run counter bobblehead

May 28 vs. Cleveland: 2013 commemorative World Series ring

June 11 vs. Texas: 2007 commemorative World Series ring

June 25 vs. Chicago White Sox: Alex Cora bobblehead

July 16 vs. Toronto: Mookie Betts “Time to Party” bobblehead with sound

July 30 vs. Tampa Bay: World Series champions tote bag

Aug. 6 vs. Kansas City: Brock Holt ALDS hitting for the cycle bobblehead

Aug. 20 vs. Philadelphia: 2004 commemorative World Series ring

Sept. 3 vs. Minnesota: Andrew Benintendi ALCS catch bobblehead

Sept. 17 vs. San Francisco: Nathan Eovaldi World Series bobblehead.


Jenna Ciccotelli can be reached at jenna.ciccotelli@globe.com.