LEADING OFF: Opening day! Guardians debut, Ohtani and Braves
Cubs veteran Kyle Hendricks is set to deliver the first pitch of the season against Corbin Burnes and Milwaukee at Wrigley Field just past 2:20 p.m. EDT, the first of seven games still on the calendar amid rainy forecasts across the country.
DeGrom pulled with shoulder issue from Mets' 6-3 win vs Cubs
Jacob deGrom was pulled from a second straight start with an arm injury, this time leaving after three perfect innings with right shoulder soreness, but the New York Mets bullpen stepped up to finish a three-hitter in a 6-3 win over the Chicago Cubs.
Tigers hit the road on losing note, fall to Cubs in series finale
This wasn’t the way the Detroit Tigers wanted to hit the road. The Tigers were beaten by the Chicago Cubs 5-1 on Sunday afternoon in the finale of a 10-day homestand at Comerica Park. Boyd struck out eight and walked just one. He didn’t walk anyone on Sunday, which is something to build on, whether in Detroit or Toledo. Tigers utility man Harold Castro and slugger Miguel Cabrera were the only Tigers with two hits on Sunday.mlive.com
Chicago’s first opening day in two years will see changes aplenty inside and outside Wrigley Field
But the major change is that fans with the MLB Ballpark app will be able to order food or drink from their seats. The app generates a QR code fans can scan once they reach the concession stand or when a vendor reaches their seat. Wrigley Field will still have roaming vendors, but they, too, will accept only cashless purchases (fans older than 2 who aren’t eating or drinking in their seats will be required to wear masks).chicagotribune.com