When the days get longer and it starts to get warmer you know that baseball season is coming. The season opened in Sydney, Australia with the LA Dodgers sweeping the Arizona Diamondback over two games. The Dodges were also involved in the American opening day, losing to the San Diego Padres. Today sees the first full round of games.
ESPN have compiled their power rankings to open the season. Last years runners up, the St Louis Cardinals top the rankings with the defending champions Boston Red Sox being ranked at 4th. In between them are the Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays respectively. Click on the link below for the full rankings.
It is a long way until October with a lot of games to play and a lot of changes to come.
Who will move up and down the rankings? Who will be champions at the end? It all really starts today.