Opening Day!!!!!

By Dustin Staggers

With college bball winding to a close tommorow morning, and the NFL officially in no free agent signing, pre draft mode, MLB kicks off its 400 game season tonight.  The Braves will play in Philly against the defending World Series champs (eeshgsa;jkljadf, thats a throwup noise) tonight at Citizens Bank Ballpark.

Tommorow though is what I’m truly excited for.  The Rays open up a little road swing with the first of 3 in Fenway Park.  A daygame tommorow is nice punishment for most of the young fans who have been longing for baseball to start!  James Shields will face Josh Beckett in one of our 18 games vs the Red Sox.  

Projected Batting Order :

"2b Akinori IwamuraLF Carl Crawford3b Evan Longoria1b Carlos PenaDH Pat BurrellCF Matt JoyceC Dioner NavarroRF Gabe GrossSS Jason Bartlett"

Shields vs Sox:

"8 GS, 2W, 4L, 41.1 IP, 5.23 ERA, 41K, 11B"

Beckett vs Rays:

"10 GS, 5W, 3L, 66.2 IP, 3.10 ERA, 75K, 13BB"