SAN DIEGO — The pitching matchups for all 15 Opening Day baseball games were announced Friday by Major League Baseball (MLB).
The Colorado Rockies will start pitcher Germán Márquez against the San Diego Padres' pitcher Blake Snell.
The Rockies and Padres will play one of 15 MLB Opening Day games on Thursday, March 30. The first pitch is at 2:10 p.m. MT at San Diego's Petco Park.
This will mark the first season since 1968 that every MLB team has opened the season on the same day.
Snell is one of eight Cy Young Award winners on the mound including Sandy Alcantara, Shane Bieber, Corbin Burnes, Jacob deGrom, Zack Greinke, Corey Kluber, and Max Scherzer.
MLB announced five pitchers will take the mound on Opening Day in a debut performance with their new clubs: deGrom, Kyle Gibson, Kluber, Pablo López and Kyle Muller.
The Rockies' home opener is Thursday, April 6, at 2:10 p.m. at Coors Field in Denver.
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