It's a brisk 29 degrees in the Bronx as I'm typing this, and the high for this afternoon is expected to be in the low 40s. That may not be ideal for a baseball game in the early Spring ... but I'm finding it difficult to care, given that Yankees baseball is back. And this is your Opening Day game thread.
|Houston Astros||New York Yankees|
|Jose Altuve, 2B||Jacoby Ellsbury, CF|
|George Springer, RF||Aaron Hicks, LF|
|Carlos Correa, SS||Alex Rodriguez, DH|
|Colby Rasmus, LF||Mark Teixeira, 1B|
|Carlos Gomez, CF||Carlos Beltran, RF|
|Luis Valbuena, 3B||Brian McCann, C|
|Preston Tucker, DH||Chase Headley, 3B|
|Marwin Gonzalez, 1B||Starlin Castro, 2B|
|Jason Castro, C||Didi Gregorius, SS|
|Dallas Keuchel, SP||Masahiro Tanaka, SP|
The first pitch is scheduled for 1:05 pm, and the action will be broadcast on YES and ESPN (out of network, of course). Enjoy the game!