On the 25th (hereafter Korean time), six days before the opening of the major leagues, all the opening matchup matches were confirmed as each team announced their opening match selections.
On this day, when the starting pitcher for the opening day was able to check the final match due to the schedule, all clubs except for some clubs that announced the opening match selection in advance revealed the opening match selection.
As it should be the opening game, the aces representing each team announced their appearance. There are only eight Cy Young Award winners.
Miami Marlins right-hander Sandy Alcantara, who won last season’s National League Cy Young Award, will face Max Scherzer of the New York Mets, who won three Cy Young Awards.
The Mets dropped Scherzer as the opening game starter after a happy agony between the existing ace Scherzer and the newly recruited Justin Verlander. Verlander will be the starter for the home opener on April 7th.
Jacob deGrom, a two-time Cy Young player wearing a new Texas uniform, will face Philadelphia Phillies ace Aaron Nola. At the beginning of the camp, there were concerns that there would be a setback in preparation for the season due to a side injury, but he continued to pitch in the opening game. Nola had the honor of starting the opening game for the sixth time in a row.
2021 National League Cy Young Award winner Corbin Burns will start for Milwaukee’s Opening Day. There was friction with the club in the process of adjusting the salary ahead of the camp, but in the end, he took on the heavy responsibility of selecting the opening game.
2020 American League winner Shane Bieber was dropped as Cleveland’s Opening Day starter. Against Seattle’s Luis Castillo.
Blake Snell, the 2018 American League winner,안전놀이터 will start the San Diego Padres’ Opening Day in place of the injured Joe Musgrove and Darvish Yu, whose season preparations were delayed due to WBC participation.
Corey Kluber and Jack Greinke, veterans of the season, will also be the first to run to the mound with the heavy responsibility of starting the opening game.