ET, ESPN, Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox, 7:30 p.m. Some other big stories today include White Sox phenom Luis Robert making his big-league debut, Madison Bumgarner's Arizona debut and the Astros' first competitive game since the cheating scandal that dominated the offseason. Twelve of those starts were complete games, and seven of them were shutouts. The official schedule of Major League Baseball including probable pitchers, Gameday, ticket and postseason information. Giolito was charged with seven runs (all earned) in 3 1/3 innings Friday night. Friday, however, offered baseball fans a true Opening Day, with a jam-packed 14-game schedule. The younger Guerrero will step in against a pitcher 15 years his senior in the Rays’ Charlie Morton (36), who will become the oldest pitcher to start on Opening Day for any team since 41-year-old Bartolo Colón for the 2015 Mets.

Bieber's 14 strikeouts are the second most ever on Opening Day. Cespedes was playing in his first game since July 20, 2018. Closer Jose Leclerc stranded a leadoff walk to close out the game.

While the Rays were never able to come back from the five-run deficit, they made up a few runs as the game went on, with Yoshitomo Tsutsugo hitting a two-run deep ball in the bottom of the fifth. Both teams also have first-time Opening Day starters in this one, with Chicago’s Kyle Hendricks taking on Christian Yelich and company, and Milwaukee’s Brandon Woodruff facing off against Javier Báez and the rest of the Cubs’ big bats. 11:51 pm ET, at Commanded his pitches well, obviously his fastball, first pitch of the game as 100 ... but he threw some good splits, some really good curveballs, cutter was good. Mike Moustakas (CIN): 3-for-4, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 R, Matthew Boyd (DET): 5.0 IP, 6 H, 2 K, 2 BB, L (0-1), Cavan Bigio (TOR): 2-for-5, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R, Jesus Aguilar (MIA): 1-for-5, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 R, Didi Gregorius (PHI): 2-for-3, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 2 R, Shane Bieber (CLE): 6.0 IP, 4 H, 14 K, 1 (1-0), Danny Duffy (KC); 4.1 IP, 3 H, 2 K, L (0-1), Anthony Rizzo (CHI): 1-for-2, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, Brandon Woodruff (MIL): 5.0 IP, 4 H, 5 K, 1 BB, L (0-1), Jackie Bradley Jr. (BOS): 3-for-4, 2 2B, 2 RBI, 3 R, Rio Ruiz (BAL): 1-for-4, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, German Marquez (COL): 5.2 IP, 2 H, 6 K, 3 BB, L (0-1), Max Kepler (MIN): 2-for-5, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, Yoan Moncada (CWS): 3-for-5, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 R, Paul DeJong (STL): 1-for-3, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 R, Kole Calhoun (ARI): 2-for-4, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, Michael Brantley (HOU): 2-for-3, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 R, Kyle Lewis (SEA): 1-for-4, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, Max Muncy (LAD): 3-for-2, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 3 R, Jaylin Davis (SF): 1-for-3, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, Ramon Laureano (OAK): 2-for-3, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R. The Blue Jays had already made news before their opener on Friday after the decision was made they would play the majority of their home games at their Triple-A affiliate in Buffalo. I gave up six runs.". #BombaSquad 2 tonight. And with a 60-game season and expanded playoffs, it's going to be a year unlike any other. MLB Opening Day 2020 is July 23, 2020., 20 things to keep an eye on for the 2020 MLB season. (Their overall record is 78-64-2.) Now the Cardinals’ 24-year-old ace gets his first career Opening Day start, trying to pick up where he left off as St. Louis seeks a second straight NL Central crown in 2020.

We are underway! The San Francisco Giants will take on the Dodgers in Los Angeles at 10:08 p.m. Here is a breakdown of all 14 Friday matchups, listed in order of start time (all times ET). Rather than watch Jacob deGrom strike out a few times and maybe lay down a bunt, they had to watch Mets designated hitter Yoenis Cespedes sock this glorious dinger in his team's 1-0 win. After a successful 2019 campaign with the Rays—where he notched a 3.05 ERA—Morton struggled to find a rhythm to start his second year with the team. Bell was the first player to homer three times in a season opener, doing so for the Blue Jays against the Royals on April 4, 1988. Mets ace Jacob deGrom is removed after pitching five shutout innings (85 pitches), giving up one hit with eight strikeouts. Rockies righty German Marquez took a no-hitter into the sixth inning before Danny Santana broke it up with a one-out double. No reason has been given. Meanwhile, Joey Votto is slated to start his 12th straight Opening Day -- the longest active streak for a first baseman. Return to Top; MLB Players.