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An early guess on the Red Sox’ Opening Day roster

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FORT MYERS, Fla. – The official start of spring training is upon us Tuesday as pitchers and catchers report for duty, with position players joining them in less than a week.

In truth, a good chunk of the 40-man roster has already arrived, ready for the six-week slog that is spring training.

It’s impossible to know what will happen between now and Opening Day. Perhaps the Red Sox will add to their current roster. It's nearly a given that there will be an injury or two.

But despite the uncertainty, here’s an early look at how the Opening Day roster might look on March 29, when the Sox begin the 2018 season: