Boston Red Sox Will Not Open 2010 Season in Australia

Amanda BrunoCorrespondent IDecember 5, 2009

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 09:  Dustin Pedroia  #15 of the Boston Red Sox at bat against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Game Two of the ALDS during the 2009 MLB Playoffs at Angel Stadium on October 9, 2009 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)  (Photo by Jacob de Golish/Getty Images)
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There was a claim earlier that the Boston Red Sox would be opening up the 2010 season in Sydney, Australia.

The Sunday Telegraph , the Sunday edition of The Daily Telegraph reported:
"THE Boston Red Sox, one of the world's most famous baseball teams, are coming to Australia for a Major League game at our own field of dreams—the Sidney Cricket Ground—next year."
The story said that team officials watched the Danny Green-Roy Jones Jr. fight at Acer Arena on Wednesday night as guests.
The Boston Globe's Peter Abraham posted later on the Extra Bases blog that the reports were not true saying a "Red Sox source said the story wasn't true ."
That's too bad, but then again I'm sure the players are even more relieved that it's not true. Can't imagine how they felt after the Japan opener in 2007, in yet they also made it to the American League Championship Series against the Tampa Bay Rays.
But then again, everyone knows how that ended.
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