Chicago Cubs' Alfonso Soriano cools off in the second inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Saturday, April 14, 2012 in St. Louis.
We did good!
Oakland Athletics Grant Balfour (50), Cliff Pennington (2), Jemile Weeks (19) and Josh Donaldson congratulate each other after the team beat the Seattle Mariners, 4-0, Friday in Seattle.
Padres brain trust
San Diego Padres starting pitcher Joe Wieland, third from right, gets a visit to the mound by the infield and pitching coach Darren Balsley, far right, after giving up two home runs and a double to the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning Saturday in Los Angeles.
San Francisco Giants second baseman Emmanuel Burriss is unable to field the ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the fifth inning Saturday at AT&T Park in San Francisco.
Mile High fives
Colorado Rockies Chris Nelson, left, Todd Helton and Marco Scutaro celebrate their 7-6 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Friday at Coors Field in Denver.
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Bud brings it
Bud Norris of the Houston Astros brings the heat against the Miami Marlins Saturday at Marlins Park in Miami.
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Gomez grabs one
Carlos Gomez of the Milwaukee Brewers makes a running catch against the Atlanta Braves Saturday at Turner Field in Atlanta.
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Kansas City Royals Eric Hosmer, left, and Alcides Escobar, right, have Asdrubal Cabrera of the Cleveland Indians in a rundown Saturday in Kansas City.
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Detroit Tigers second baseman Ryan Raburn makes a catch on a pop fly hit by Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez (not pictured) during the fifth inning Saturday at US Cellular Field in Chicago.
Alexei Ramirez of the Chicago White Sox celebrates as he crosses home plate after hitting a solo home run during the second inning Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago.
Breaks up double play
Blue Jays' Colby Rasmus collides with Baltimore Orioles second baseman Robert Andino as he is forced out at second Saturday in Toronto.
Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Vance Worley pitches during the fourth inning Saturday against the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park.
Out at the plate!
Washington Nationals' Jesus Flores is out at home after being tagged by Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco in the fourth inning Saturday at Nationals Park in Washington DC.
Striking early at Fenway
Tampa Bay Rays' Luke Scott hits a three-run homer in the first inning Saturday against the Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston.
Valentine makes a point
Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine argues for a ball to be charged against Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Jeremy Hellickson in the fourth inning Saturday at Fenway Park in Boston.
Detailed view of the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals World Series rings that were presented Saturday to the players in a pregame ceremony in St. Louis.
2011 World champs!
St. Louis Cardinals receive their 2011 World Series rings during a pregame ceremony Saturday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
From one knee
Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler throws the ball to first base to get out Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer Saturday in the seventh inning at Target Field in Minneapolis. The Rangers won 6-2.
At bat in the Bronx
New York Yankees left fielder Raul Ibanez at bat against the Los Angeles Angels Saturday at Yankee Stadium.
St. Louis Cardinals' Jon Jay steals second as Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro applies the late tag in the fifth inning Saturday in St. Louis.
Chicago Cubs' Alfonso Soriano cools off in the second inning Saturday in St. Louis during a game against the Cardinals.
I got him!
Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish (no hat) holds up his glove with the ball inside after tagging out Minnesota Twins' Ryan Doumit, left, at the plate in the fourth inning Saturday in Minneapolis.
Awkward for A-Rod
New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez is safe the hard way on a fielder's choice as Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols keeps his cool during the first inning Saturday at Yankee Stadium in New York.
Walk = winning RBI
Los Angeles Dodgers' Andre Ethier, below, celebrates with Matt Kemp after Ethier walked with the bases loaded to win the game during the ninth inning Friday night against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
Stan the Man
Legendary St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial waves to the crowd during pregame festivities Friday prior to the Cardinals' home opener at Busch Stadium.
Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Andre Ethier, left, starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw, center, and center fielder Matt Kemp hold their Golden Glove Awards during a presentation prior to their game against the San Diego Padres Friday in Los Angeles.
Bang-bang at first
San Diego Padres first baseman Yonder Alonso reaches just enough to get out Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Andre Ethier in the second inning at Dodger Stadium.
Bartolo brings it
Oakland A's starting pitcher Bartolo Colon pitches to the Seattle Mariners in the 5th inning at Safeco Field.
Ichiro Suzuki (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Fans react as Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki makes a leaping catch of a ball hit by Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Friday, April 13, 2012, in Seattle.
Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki eyes Arizona Diamondbacks' incoming Ryan Roberts before making the tag at second on an attempted steal during the eighth inning Friday in Denver.
Get your head down
Colorado Rockies' Marco Scutaro is forced out at second by Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Ryan Roberts during the fourth inning Friday in Denver.
Texas Rangers right fielder Nelson Cruz makes a diving catch on a shallow fly ball hit by Minnesota Twins' Jamey Carroll in the first inning Friday in Minneapolis.
Anthony Swarzak of the Minnesota Twins struggled against the Texas Rangers Friday in Minneapolis, giving up four runs on nine hits during seven innings.
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve is tagged out by Miami Marlins shortstop Jose Reyes in the seventh inning Friday in Miami.
Beats the tag
Jose Reyes of the Miami Marlins steals second base against the Houston Astros Friday at Marlins Park in Miami.
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Over and out
Milwaukee Brewers' George Kottaras is forced out at second base by Atlanta Braves shortstop Tyler Pastornicky in the fifth inning Friday in Atlanta.
Flag and flyover
A large United States flag is presented in the outfield as T-38 jets fly overhead during pregame festivities at the home opener Friday for the Atlanta Braves.
Sneaking in there
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays touches home plate ahead of the the tag by catcher Matt Wieters of the Baltimore Orioles Friday at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Orioles won the game, 7-5.
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Out of reach, safe at home
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays scores all the way from first base, avoiding the tag of Matt Wieters of the Baltimore Orioles Friday.
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Mets meet at home
New York Mets' Jason Bay, left, and Daniel Murphy, right, celebrate after Bay's two-run home run in the first inning Friday against the Phillies in Philadelphia.
Greed is not good
Philadelphia Phillies' John Mayberry Jr. is caught by New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy while trying to stretch a single into a double Friday in Philadelphia.
Under the tag
Drew Stubbs of the Cincinnati Reds steals second base under the tag of Danny Espinosa of the Washington Nationals Friday at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.
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Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto lies on the ground after being called out at first base after Scott Rolen hit into a double play in the sixth inning Friday in Washington. Nationals' Adam LaRoche walks to the dugout.
San Francisco Giants runner Melky Cabrera scores past Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Rod Barajas during the first inning Friday at AT&T Park.
Chicago White Sox starter Jake Peavy tags out Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder at first base during the second inning Friday. The White Sox won 5-2.
Ready to play?
Chicago's Gordon Beckham warms up Friday before the White Sox's home opener against the Detroit Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field.
Chicago Cubs right fielder David DeJesus dives to catch a ball hit by St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday to end the sixth inning Friday in St. Louis.
Bryan Stow, who was beaten last year at Dodger Stadium, appears on a big screen before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch Friday at the San Francisco Giants' home opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Stow's son Tyler, watching his dad, stands on the mound with Giants pitcher Jeremy Affeldt.
Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley beats the throw to Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar at second base after hitting an RBI-double during the first inning.
Still got it!
Retired New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada throws out the ceremonial first pitch Friday before the Yankees' home opener against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium. Former Yankees teammates Brett Gardner (left) and Nick Swisher cheer him on.
Knocking 'em in
New York Yankees slugger Nick Swisher hits a three-run double during the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium.
Start them up
Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Ervin Santana pitches during the first inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium.
Darnell McDonald of the Boston Red Sox reaches for the ball in the first inning Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays during the home opener at Fenway Park.
Who gets it?
Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria (second from right) and Reid Brignac (right) fail to catch a foul ball in the first inning Friday against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Mayor Bloomberg and Kermit
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg sits behind home plate with Kermit the Frog before the Yankees home opener against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium on Friday.