BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox today announced that the starting time of Thursday night's game, June 17 vs. the Arizona Diamondbacks at Fenway Park, has been moved from 7:10 p.m. to 6:10 p.m.
The game will start earlier so that fans may enjoy both the Red Sox-Diamondbacks game and Game Seven of the NBA Finals Series between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers. The tip-off of Thursday night's NBA game is scheduled for 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
The Fenway Park gates will open at 4:10 p.m. on Thursday and NESN's pre-game coverage will begin at 5:00 p.m. Additionally, the Red Sox-Diamondbacks contest will air on WRKO 680 AM with the pre-game show starting at 5:00 p.m. Fans can hear the game in Spanish on the Spanish Beisbol Network, WWZN 1510 AM .