Major League Baseball Opening Day 2019
This year, the MLB season begins earlier than ever. Opening Day is March 28, 2019, the earliest opening day in history outside of international openers. All 30 teams will play on this day. Earlier that month, however, there will be a series in Japan between the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Mariners at the Tokyo Dome on March 20-21.
2019 MLB Schedule Highlights
Other highlights on the 2019 MLB calendar include a matchup between the Kansas City Royals and the Detroit Tigers on June 13 in Omaha, Nebraska, as a way to help kick off the College Baseball World Series. The Yankees and Red Sox will also play in the "London Series", a series on June 29 and 30 in London, England. The 2019 MLB All-Star Weekend will take place July 6-9 in Cleveland, Ohio.
MLB Opening Day Matchups
This year should feature some of the best Opening Day baseball in recent memory. Among the best matchups are a number of division rivalry games, including Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers, Mets vs. Nationals, and A's vs. Angels.
See below for a full list of Opening Day games:
- Cardinals at Brewers
- Red Sox at Mariners
- Orioles at Yankees
- Giants at Padres
- Pirates at Reds
- Mets at Nationals
- Angels at Athletics
- Cubs at Rangers
- Tigers at Blue Jays
- Astros at Rays
- Diamondbacks at Dodgers
- Indians at Twins
- Rockies at Marlins
- White Sox at Royals
- Braves at Phillies
Top Teams by Ticket Volume
So far the most active Opening Day secondary market games are those hosted by the Rangers, Reds, Nationals, and Brewers.
MLB Opening Day Ticket Buying Tips
Focus on Ticket Value, not Price
Applicable to Opening Day and every other event you attend, it is important to look not just at the cheapest tickets, but at the ones that are the best value. Oftentimes for just a couple more dollars you can find yourself in a much better seat. This is where SeatGeek’s Deal Score tool comes into play, ranking seats not just by their price, but by their value.