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It's #OpeningDay for the @Dodgers and @Angels!

We've got all angles covered.…
NL West preview: The @Padres spent their way into legitimate World Series contention, setting the stage for a potential wire-to-wire division race.

@jorgecastillo on the Padres, @Dodgers and the marathon for the division title.…
“It’s going to be a dogfight every single night,” @Angels catcher Max Stassi said of the AL West. “There are no cakewalks.”

Will anyone challenge the @astros? @MikeDiGiovanna looks at a new-and-improved rotation that could shake up the division.…
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The U.S. Army has a long and close relationship with “America’s Pastime,” with many of baseball’s greatest players serving in the Army, either before entering the Major Leagues or during the midst of their careers.

Sporting legends like Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, Willie Mays, and Ty Cobb all served their country as soldiers in the U.S. Army. To celebrate baseball’s opening day, here are some facts about the Army’s relationship with America’s Pastime:
#TRADOC #OpeningDay #PlayBall #MLB
Although his name has been associated with the invention of baseball, Civil War Major General Abner Doubleday does not have any confirmable relationship to the sport. Baseball is instead probably descended the English game “rounders.”
#Baseball #MilitaryHistory #ArmyandBaseball
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Portrait Thread:
The Opening Day starting line up for your 2023 Atlanta Braves #OpeningDay #ForTheA
1 - RF Ronald Acuña Jr.
2 - 1B Matt Olson
3 - 3B Austin Riley
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.@SpeakerPelosi retains her gavel with 216 votes.

Dem Reps. Lamb & Golden voted for other people, while Reps. Slotkin, Spanberger & Sherrill voted "present."
House makes it official: @SpeakerPelosi elected with 216 votes to keep her gavel.

#117Congress #OpeningDay
So, in his House speech, is McCarthy going to say anything about #Georgia today?…
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@tigers and @Reds all take a knee during anthem. Bases bear #BlackLivesMatter logo. Activism can change hearts and minds.
Six batters in until @tigers pitcher Matthew Boyd records his first out. It’s going to be a long season, even with only 60 games.
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73 envíos ha necesitado Félix Hernández para lanzar cinco innings en blanco frente a @Indians. Veremos si lo dejan salir para el sexto capítulo. Dijo temprano @GregJohnsMLB que hoy no haría más de 80 pitcheos. #MLB #OpeningDay
Hernández tuvo sólo tres aperturas en la pretemporada por el pelotazo que recibió el 26 de febrero. Por eso esos cinco innings parecen suficientes por hoy. #Mariners
Salió para el inicio del sexto.
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Hey friends! It’s #openingday! I’m taking the day off work to catch the @Athletics today!

Last year I did a story for @ebyesterday about baseball history in #Oakland! (…)

Then I was invited to talk about it at @NerdNiteEB! Here’s the quick Twitter version.
The @Athletics and owner @DaveKaval have made a big push that the team is #RootedInOakland. After all, #Oakland is about to lose the @warriors and the @RAIDERS within a few years.
There’s more than just the @Athletics who play ball in #Oakland, however. If anyone is really in touch with local baseball roots, it’s the Oakland Colonels. They’re an amateur @BAVBB team playing under 1886 rules.
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