Friday February 04, 2011 | 02:30 PM

While their schedules already gave it away, the Futures at Fenway doubleheader was officially announced today by the Red Sox.

The annual doubleheader featuring two Boston minor league teams will take place Aug. 20. The Portland Sea Dogs will play the Binghamton Mets at 1 p.m., followed by the Pawtucket Red Sox playing Syracuse.

Last year's Futures event was rained out. Holders of those rain checks will get first crack at this year's doubleheader, starting on Feb. 8 at noon.

For everyone else, tickets will go on sale Saturday, Feb. 12, at 10 a.m., via the Internet ( and phone (877-REDSOX9).

Tickets will not be available through the Sea Dogs. But you can see can go to for more information.

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