The Part we have been waiting for: "Batter Up!
Striking Fact - Home teams didn't fare well.
Oakland Seals 9 vs Tuscon 8: Was the blog prediction the kiss of death already? As a wild pitch flippered the opening game.
Washington D.C. Senators 11 vs Philadelphia Fighting Quakers 4: Another kiss of death? Washington continued Spring Training batting practice.
Florida Storm 7 vs Monterrey Rayados 3 : The third opening day kiss of death, why spoil the trend? Florida pitching ace, Mark Trammell goes 8 solid innings.
Augusta A's 5 vs St. Louis River Pirates 0 : David Lee pitches CG SO giving up 3 hits and striking out 7.
Striking Fact - Kiss of death didn't apply but crystal ball did.
Vancouver Primetimers 3 vs Anaheim Baja Racers 2 : Alton Clayton's 8th inning solo homer keys the victory with the teams 4 hit attack.
New Britain Lobsterbacks 3 vs Louisville Whalers 4 : Melvin Price's ground rule double plates 2 in the bottom of the 9th for a come from behind win to the delight of the fans. Also the first home team to win.
Seattle Rain Drops 1 vs Minnesota Mudcats 6 : Keith Latham pitched 8 solid innings that befuddled Seattle hitters.
Nashville Hillbillies 9 vs Little Rock Patriots 3 : A tight game until Luis Feliz's 3 run blast in the 6th blew the game open.