Angels 3, Reds 1: Chris Iannetta singled with the bases loaded in the 13th inning, sending Los Angeles to a victory as both teams emptied their bullpens and benches. "Not what you script for the first day going on," said Iannetta, who hit a solo homer in the third inning. Ernesto Frieri, the Angels' seventh pitcher, completed an impressive showing by the bullpen, which allowed one hit over the final seven innings. Josh Hamilton went 0 for 4 with two walks in his Angels debut.
Tigers 4, Twins 2: Detroit ace Justin Verlander won on opening day for the first time in six tries, striking out seven over five shutout innings at frosty Target Field.
White Sox 1, Royals 0: Chicago ace Chris Sale got all the offense he needed on Tyler Flowers' home run to lead off Chicago's fifth inning.
Red Sox 8, Yankees 2: Shane Victorino led a revamped Boston lineup with three RBIs, and Jackie Bradley Jr. walked three times and scored twice in his big league debut.
Braves 7, Phillies 5: Freddie Freeman drove in three runs with three hits, including the first of three Atlanta home runs as the Braves beat Cole Hamels.
Brewers 5, Rockies 4: Jonathan Lucroy hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning as Milwaukee spoiled Walt Weiss' debut as Colorado's manager.
Mets 11, Padres 2: Former A's outfielder Collin Cowgill hit a grand slam for New York.
Cubs 3, Pirates 1: Jeff Samardzija allowed just two hits and struck out nine over eight nearly flawless innings for Chicago.
Diamondbacks 6, Cardinals 2: Ian Kennedy struck out eight in seven strong innings and Arizona pounded 15 hits.
Rangers: Shortstop Elvis Andrus has agreed on a contract guaranteeing him $120 million over an additional eight seasons through 2022, a source said.
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