Matchups on MLB Opening Day

MLB Opening Day is back and we are nearing Opening Day. This is what the opening day and pitching matchups will look like.

baseball is back The 162-game season will return after a 99-day lockout, the second-longest suspension in baseball history. The 2022 season will start a week later than usual and missed games will be made up later in the season.

The lockout pushed back the original spring training start date pending a collective bargaining agreement. Players should report for spring training on March 14th, and spring training currently runs through April 4th.

MLB Opening Day begins April 7, with the first game of the season being a matchup against the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees. Nine games are scheduled for Opening Day, and by April 8, all 30 MLB teams would have played their first game of the 2022 season.

Probable Pitcher Matchups on MLB Opening Day

As MLB Opening Day approaches, nine teams will start the season, and it’s only right to know who each team’s starting pitcher will be.

Note: Some teams like to announce their opening day starters later than others. We’ll update this post once the starters for opening day are announced.

Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

Nathan Eovaldi will start for the Red Sox on opening day when they meet the New York Yankees. The Yankees start Gerrit Cole over Eovaldi.

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs

Corbin Burnes will start for the Brewers when they meet the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs will start Kyle Hendricks for the third straight year.

New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals

Jacob deGrom was supposed to start for the Mets but is now injured for the foreseeable future. Max Scherzer wants to be ready but a hamstring problem could also rule him out. The Mets Opening Day starter remains a mystery for now. Patrick Corbin starts at the Nationals.

Cleveland Guardians vs. Kansas City Royals

Zack Greinke will start for the Royals when they meet the Cleveland Guardians. The Guardians will start the ace Shane Bieber.

Seattle Mariners vs. Minnesota Twins

Joe Ryan will start for the Twins when they meet the Seattle Mariners. The Mariners will start new-won ace Robbie Ray, who previously pitched for the Toronto Blue Jays and won the AL Cy Young award.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs St Louis Cardinals

Adam Wainwright will start for the Cardinals when they meet the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates launch JT Brubaker over the Diamonds.

Cincinnati Reds vs. Atlanta Braves

Tyler Mahle will start for the Reds when they meet the Atlanta Braves. Max Fried will be the pitcher for the Braves on opening day.

Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angles

Framber Valdez will start for the Astros when they meet the LA Angeles. Shohei Ohtani will pitch for the Angles on opening day.

San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

Yu Darvish will start for the Padres when they face the Arizona D-backs on Opening Day. The D-Backs start Madison Bumgarner.

It’s going to be a great day for baseball fans. The lockout is over and MLB is back. Matchups on MLB Opening Day

John Verrall

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