Major League Baseball Opening Day Live Thread

It's finally Opening Day for real! [MLB Opening Day live thread]

3/31/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5234 respect

Mar 25, 2014; Jupiter, FL, USA; Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Fernandez (16) warms up in the bullpen before a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Roger Dean Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY SportsThe Dodgers are already 3 games into their season, but for most of the other teams in Major League Baseball, today is officially Opening Day.

If your team is getting in on the action today, chat it up with us here throughout the day and let us know how excited you are about baseball being back for real.

Here's today's schedule (all times listed in EST):

Cubs (Jeff Samardzija) at Pirates (Francisco Liriano), 1:00 p.m., ESPN
Royals (James Shields) at Tigers (Justin Verlander), 1:08 p.m.
Nationals (Stephen Strasburg) at Mets (Dillon Gee), 1:10 p.m.
Phillies (Cliff Lee) at Rangers (Tanner Scheppers), 2:05 p.m.
Braves (Julio Teheran) at Brewers (Yovani Gallardo), 2:10 p.m.
Red Sox (Jon Lester) at Orioles (Chris Tillman), 3:00 p.m., ESPN2
Cardinals (Adam Wainwright) at Reds (Johnny Cueto), 4:00 p.m., ESPN
Twins (Ricky Nolasco) at White Sox (Chris Sale), 4:10 p.m.
Blue Jays (R.A. Dickey) at Rays (David Price), 4:10 p.m.
Rockies (Jorge de la Rosa) at Marlins (Jose Fernandez), 7:00 p.m., ESPN2
Giants (Madison Bumgarner) at Diamondbacks (Brandon McCarthy), 9:40 p.m.
Mariners (Felix Hernandez) at Angels (Jered Weaver), 10:00 p.m., ESPN2
Indians (Justin Masterson) at Athletics (Sonny Gray), 10:05 p.m.

If you're watching your team (or any other team) play today, here's your place to talk about the highs, the lows, and everything in between. Enjoy the games! Viva beisbol!
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4/1/14   |   Jess   |   35092 respect

(Edited by Jess)

Unfortunately, I didn't watch any other baseball than my Mariners, so I didn't really celebrate Opening Day as it deserves to be celebrated. I did, however, switch over just in time to watch my Ducks come from a 4-0 deficit (technically it was 4-3 when I changed it) and beat the Jets, 4-5. It was sublime. Now I'm watching the rest of the M's game.

Feels good to have baseball back!