|Red Sox get Fenway Park ready for home opener, with room for about 1,000 more fans|
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|Thursday, 03 April 2008 05:17|
The defending World Series champions play their first home game of the season Tuesday against the Detroit Tigers.
The seventh year of renovations are almost complete. New this year is a section of upper deck seats in left field, a kitchen for the Red Sox clubhouse and a stairway down the third base line to help fans get in and out of the park.
Red Sox president Larry Lucchino says with the new Yankees Stadium set to open in 2009, Boston needs to work even harder to keep up with ``the bullet train in the Bronx.''