The smell of freshly cut grass, the crack of the bat and the taste of stadium hot dogs can only mean one thing – the 2023 MLB Opening Day is upon us! This year, the MLB has partnered with SeatGeek as its official ticket marketplace, ensuring that buying and selling MLB tickets is easier and more secure than ever. 

Fans can browse a wide selection of MLB tickets all season long and compare prices and seating options, all while enjoying a hassle-free ticketing experience.

As the MLB Opening Day approaches, critics are speculating on what we might see during the back-to-back baseball fiasco. Which players will be in the opening roster? Will the New York Yankees be able to defend their top position against the San Francisco Giants? Will the Houston Astros dominate the White Sox and defend their Championship title? With so much on the line, every game counts, and we’re already buzzing with anticipation. 

Here’s everything you need to know about the MLB Opening Day including the Opening Day schedule and how to buy tickets with SeatGeek. 

When is the MLB Opening Day?

The MLB Opening Day will take place on Thursday, March 30th, 2023, and we can assure you this will be one for the books. Longtime baseball fans and critics are bracing themselves for a jam-packed day of baseball action, as all 30 teams are scheduled to play on Opening Day for the first time since 1968. Talk about a trip down memory lane! 

What is the MLB Opening Day schedule?

The MLB Opening Day games will begin at 1:05 PM ET on Thursday, March 30th, 2023, and run until 10:10 PM ET. Here is a complete list of Opening Day matches (15 to be exact) and start times. Please note that all times listed below are in Eastern Time. 

2023 MLB Opening Day Schedule – Thursday, March 30th, 2023 
Time Teams
1:05 PM ET Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals
1:05 PM ET San Francisco Giants at New York Yankees
2:10 PM ET Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox
2:10 PM ET Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs
3:10 PM ET Detroit Tigers at Tampa Bay Rays
4:05 PM ET Philadelphia Phillies at Texas Rangers
4:10 PM ET Pittsburgh Pirates at Cincinnati Reds
4:10 PM ET Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres
4:10 PM ET Toronto Blue Jays at St. Louis Cardinals
4:10 PM ET Minnesota Twins at Kansas City Royals
4:10 PM ET New York Mets at Miami Marlins
7:08 PM ET Chicago White Sox at Houston Astros
10:07 PM ET Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics
10:10 PM ET Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers
10:10 PM ET Cleveland Guardians at Seattle Mariners

How to get MLB Opening Day tickets

Are you looking to purchase MLB Tickets for Opening Day? SeatGeek is the only secondary marketplace where you will be able to buy and sell MLB tickets with the click of a button. All MLB tickets on SeatGeek, whether Opening Day, Regular Season or Post Season, are 100% legit and come with ticket barcodes making event entry nothing short of seamless. 

So, how can you get MLB Opening Day tickets? First, head on over to SeatGeek’s official MLB Opening Day page, where you will find a list of all upcoming games. Ticket prices vary depending on which teams are playing, the venue and your seat location. 

Once you select the game you would like to attend, you will be taken to a separate page with a list of tickets from lowest to highest on the left and an interactive seat map on the right. 

To make your hunt for the perfect tickets easier, we recommend utilizing the provided filters. You can browse by Quantity, Home Plate, 1st Baseline, 3rd Baseline, Center Field, Best Seats, Low Prices, and with Fees Included. 

On average, Opening Day tickets cost around $125. However, some games have tickets as low as $18 and as high as $1,624. As always, upper stadium seats will be the cheapest, so if you’re looking for the best bang for your buck, we suggest checking there first. 

Once you choose your seats, you can zoom in on the interactive seat map to get a better idea of what your view will be. Keep in mind that the interactive seat map shows the view for the entire row, not your exact seat. If there are any known visual obstructions, they will be noted in the ticket listing. More details on seating can be found here

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