Cardinals beat Reds 11-6 in Cincinnati on MLB Opening Day

Cardinals beat Reds 11-6 in Cincinnati on MLB Opening Day
The Cardinals will host their home opener against the Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium on Thursday, April 8. (Source: KFVS)

CINCINNATI, Ohio (KFVS) - It’s a big sign of spring; Major League Baseball’s Opening Day.

Thursday, April 1 kicked off a full schedule for MLB, after the coronavirus pandemic stalled the first pitch of the 2020 until the summer.

On Opening Day this year, the St. Louis Cardinals faced the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park.

First pitch was at 3:10 p.m.

Cardinals beat the Reds 11-6.

The active roster includes:

  • Pitchers - Genesis Cabrera - LHP, Jack Flaherty - RHP, Giovanny Gallegos - RHP, John Gant - RHP, Ryan Helsley - RHP, Jordan Hicks - RHP, Carlos Martinez - RHP, Andrew Miller - LHP, Daniel Ponce de Leon - RHP, Alex Reyes - RHP, Adam Wainwright - RHP, Tyler Webb - LHP and Jake Woodford - RHP.
  • Catchers - Andrew Knizner and Yadier Molina
  • Infielders - Nolan Arenado, Matt Carpenter, Paul DeJong, Tommy Edman, Paul Goldschmidt, John Nogowski and Edmundo Sosa
  • Outfielders - Dylan Carlson, Austin Dean, Tyler O’Neill and Justin Williams

The injured list includes:

  • Harris Bader - OF (10-day, right forearm)
  • Dakota Hudson - RHP (10-day, right elbow)
  • Kwang Hyun Kim - LHP (10-day, back)
  • Miles Mikolas - RHP (10-day, right shoulder)

This was a three game series.

The Cardinals will host their home opener against the Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium on Thursday, April 8.

First pitch is set for 3:15 p.m.

In-person fans will be allowed, but at approximately 32 percent capacity.

Masks will be required at all times in all areas of the stadium, unless guests are actively eating and drinking in their ticketed seats.

Concession stands, kiosks and other retail transactions made in the stadium will be cashless and only offer credit and debit payment options.

Other changes and requirements can be found here.

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