Happy Opening Night!
Tonight, the Astros play their first game as an American League team against their new rivals, the cross-state Texas Rangers.
As of this writing, the game is tied 0-0, which means the Astros haven’t quite been mathematically eliminated from playoff contention!
Tomorrow, baseball returns. Your opening match-ups, along with a common player from each:
Rangers @ Astros (Nolan Ryan)
Red Sox @ Yankees (Wade Boggs)
Marlins @ Nationals (Livan Hernandez)
Marlins @ Mets (Mike Cameron)
Cubs @ Pirates (Kiki Cuyler)
Rockies @ Brewers (Dante Bichette)
Angels @ Reds (Alex Ochoa)
Tigers @ Twins (Delmon Young)
Royals @ White Sox (Chris Getz)
Giants @ Dodgers (Darryl Strawberry)
Phillies @ Braves (Dale Murphy)
Mariners @ Athletics (Rickey Henderson)
Cardinals @ Diamondbacks (Reggie Sanders)