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Let's Play! Buxton Digs In, MLB Spring Games Finally Begin

Boston Red Sox' Jeter Downs waits to bat during a spring training baseball game against the Minnesota Twins at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Fla., Thursday, March 17, 2022. The Boston Red Sox wore St. Patrick's Day green for their spring debut. (AP Photo/Jake Seiner)
Boston Red Sox' Jeter Downs waits to bat during a spring training baseball game against the Minnesota Twins at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Fla., Thursday, March 17, 2022. The Boston Red Sox wore St. Patrick's Day green for their spring debut. (AP Photo/Jake Seiner)
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Fort Myers, Fla. (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox wore St. Patrick's Day green for their spring debut. Baseball fans might feel luckiest of all.

“I’m glad we’re finally starting," said Red Sox supporter Jeremy Porter, down from Maine for the exhibition opener.