While yesterday marked the first day of baseball with six games being played, today marks a full slate of baseball games as 11 games are being played.
The day opened with the Philadelphia Phillies playing its first game with their new “Phearsome Phoursome” pitching rotation, with ace Roy Halladay taking the mound against the Houston Astros in a 1:05 p.m. game.
The re-tooled Boston Red Sox face off against the American League champion Texas Rangers at 4:05 p.m.
The New York Mets travel to Florida to open their season against the Marlins at 7:10 p.m.
And in the nightcap tonight, the World Champion San Francisco Giants play continue their series against their bitter rivals, the Los Angeles Dodgers at 10:10 p.m. The Dodgers won the opening game last night 2-1.
The rest of the schedule for the day includes:
Pittsburgh Pirates (Correia) at Chicago Cubs (Dempster) at 2:20 p.m.
Chicago White Sox (Buehrle) at Cleveland Indians (Carmona) at 3:05 p.m.
Boston Red Sox (Lester) at Texas Rangers (Wilson) at 4:05 p.m. on ESPN
Arizona Diamondbacks (Kennedy) at Colorado Rockies (Jimenez) at 4:10 p.m.
Minnesota Twins (Pavano) at Toronto Blue Jays (Romero) at 7:07 p.m.
New York Mets (Pelfrey) at Florida Marlins (Johnson) at 7:10 p.m.
Baltimore Orioles (Guthrie) at Tampa Bay Rays (Price) 7:10 p.m.
Los Angeles Angels (Haren) at Kansas City Royals (Francis) at 8:10 p.m.
Seattle Mariners (Hernandez) at Oakland Athletics (Cahill) at 10:05 p.m.
San Francisco Giants (Sanchez) at Los Angeles Dodgers (Billingsley) at 10:10 p.m.