MLB Opening Day 2019: When Is It, Full Schedule, Time, TV Channels

MLB Opening Day 2019: When Is It, Full Schedule, Time, TV Channels

               The 2019 MLB Major League Baseball season is going to commence on March 20 and is planned to conclude on September 29. It is the 150th anniversary of professional baseball, courting back to the 1869 establishment of the Cincinnati Reds. The postseason is going to start on 1 October 2019.

The World Series is agreed to inaugurate on 22 October and a possible Game 7 is going to be played on October 30. The whole schedule of the tournament announced on 22 August 2018.

The 90th Major League Baseball All-Star Game is going to be held on July 9 at Progressive Field which is the home of the Cleveland Indians.

There are going to be a total number of 30 MLB teams participating in the tournament and are going to be in action for its officially Opening Day which is also a national holiday for baseball fans all over the place.

Here is the whole thing you need to know about MLB’s Opening Day schedule, together with first pitch times and TV information for all 30 teams.

When is MLB Opening Day 2019?

All the 30 teams are going to be in action on Thursday, March 28 as an early start to the baseball season. It is the second straightforward year every single team is going to be playing on Opening Day. The off-the-record commencement to the season is on Wednesday, 20 March 2019. There is going to be Mariners and Athletics play a two-game set in the 2019 Japan Opening Series at the Tokyo Dome.

MLB Opening Day 2019: Timings

The first two games of the MLB Opening Day 2019 is going to begin at 1:05 PM ET and feature a pair of AL and NL East division competitions in the middle of the Mets and Nationals and Orioles and Yankees.

MLB Opening Day 2019: TV channels and Radio

Television

Every single MLB team is going to be in action on March 28. ESPN TV Channel is going to air three games for national spectators as part of the network’s Opening Day package (local blackouts apply).

This is going to be the sixth year of the present eight-year contracts with Fox Sports, ESPN, and TBS. Fox TV Channel on Saturday Nights is going to air eight weeks of baseball which will lead up to the 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star Game that will also air on Fox.

TBS will broadcast Sunday afternoon competitions for the last 13 weeks of the regular season. TBS is going to air the National League Wild Card Game, Division Series as well as the Championship Series. ESPN is going to broadcast the American League Wild Card.

Radio

ESPN Radio is going to air its 22nd season of national reporting, as well as Sunday Night Baseball, Saturday games, Opening Day and holiday games, the All-Star Game, and Home Run Derby as well as the complete Major League Baseball postseason.

MLB Opening Day 2019: Schedule

Matches Time (ET)
New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals1:05 PM
Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees1:05 PM
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers2:10 PM
Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies3:05 PM
Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays3:37 PM
Houston Astros vs. Tampa Bay Rays4 PM
Chicago Cubs vs. Texas Rangers4:05 PM
Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics4:07 PM
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds4:10 PM
Colorado Rockies vs. Miami Marlins4:10 PM
Cleveland Indians vs. Minnesota Twins4:10 PM
San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres4:10 PM
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Los Angeles Dodgers4:10 PM
Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals4:15 PM
Boston Red Sox vs. Seattle Mariners7:08 PM

 

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