Giants have oldest team in big leagues, Padres youngest

              San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner works against a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, March 28, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

NEW YORK (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have the oldest average age in the major leagues at 30.63 years and the San Diego Padres have the youngest at 27.11, according to the commissioner’s office.

Oakland is the second-oldest at 30.10, based on opening-day rosters, the commissioner’s office said Friday. Washington is next at 29.84, followed by Colorado (29.59), Texas (29.58) and World Series champion Boston (29.53).

Among the teams with the lowest averages were the Chicago White Sox (27.57) and Baltimore (27.79).

The overall major league average of 28.92 was up from 28.91 on opening day last year.