MLB Opening Day 2019: The MLB 2019 season schedule actually started March 20, when the Mariners and Athletics played a two-game set in Japan. All 30 teams are in action on Thursday in a jam-packed opening day throughout Major League Baseball. Though it is opening day, there have already been two regular season games played, after the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics in two games at Tokyo Dome in Japan on March 20-21.
Get ready, baseball fans. MLB’s 2019 Opening Day has finally arrived with a jam-packed schedule to begin the new season.
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It’s exactly five months since the Boston Red Sox won Game 5 of the World Series to claim their ninth title. After a slow start to baseball’s offseason, the drama ramped up in recent weeks with several of the biggest deals in MLB history taking place with some of the game’s most recognizable names.
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Bryce Harper and Manny Machado held the sport hostage for months, negotiating record-breaking contracts with each landing in a new city. Harper will make his Philadelphia debut following when the Phillies take on the Braves, while Machado debuts for an up-and-coming Padres team against the Giants.
The biggest winner of the offseason, though, was Angels superstar Mike Trout, who inked a record, 12-year $430 million extension to remain in Los Angeles. Trout and the Angels open their season against the most talented team in the AL West, the Houston Astros.
Here’s a guide to watching MLB’s 2019 Opening Day action, including a full TV schedule and how to stream games live online.
MLB Opening Day TV schedule 2019
ESPN will broadcast three games to a national audience on Opening Day, but other games outside of a viewer’s market are otherwise difficult to watch. Here’s the entire TV schedule for every game played Thursday, subject to MLB’s blackout restrictions.