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Rewatch 30 classics for Opening Day at Home

@AndrewSimonMLB
March 27, 2020

Baseball fans around the globe still celebrated Opening Day this year. On Thursday, Major League Baseball presented “Opening Day at Home” -- a full slate of 30 games broadcast nationally across various platforms, including digital streaming and social media, creating a full-day event on what would have been Opening Day.

Baseball fans around the globe still celebrated Opening Day this year.

On Thursday, Major League Baseball presented “Opening Day at Home” -- a full slate of 30 games broadcast nationally across various platforms, including digital streaming and social media, creating a full-day event on what would have been Opening Day. The experience was intended to invite fans to feel a sense of community and unity on a day many were looking forward to, while underscoring the importance of staying home to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

There was one game -- a victory, of course – broadcast for each MLB club. Fans had the chance to enjoy postseason triumphs, spectacular individual feats and more, reliving fond memories while doing their part to keep their communities safe.

All games were streamed on MLB.com, as well as through one of MLB’s social media channels, on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. And by using the hashtag #OpeningDayAtHome, fans connected with each other while watching their team’s selected game at a set time.

On top of that, all 2018 and ’19 games are now available for free to all fans through MLB.TV, and many classic games are available in full on YouTube.

“Opening Day at Home” also was an opportunity for MLB to raise awareness for several worthy charities that are helping provide relief to the most vulnerable communities impacted by the pandemic. Last week, MLB and the MLBPA made a $1 million joint donation to Feeding America and Meals on Wheels, in addition to a $30 million commitment made by MLB clubs to emergency relief for ballpark employees. If so willing and able, fans can contribute toward these charities, MLB official charity Boys & Girls Clubs of America and additional causes at MLB.com/give.

Here is a look at the 30 games that streamed for “Opening Day at Home,” with a link to watch each one again.

Full slate:

Brewers (Crew spoils Rocktober): WATCH AGAIN
Pirates (Triumphant return to October): WATCH AGAIN
Phillies (Harper’s heroics): WATCH AGAIN
Tigers (JV twirls first no-no): WATCH AGAIN
Indians (22 in a row): WATCH AGAIN
Rays (Game 162, for all the marbles): WATCH AGAIN
Cardinals (The David Freese Game): WATCH AGAIN
Twins (Tiebreaker yields division crown): WATCH AGAIN
Angels (Trout takes the Big Apple): WATCH AGAIN
Astros (JV notches no-no No. 3): WATCH AGAIN
Blue Jays (Joey Bats’ epic flip): WATCH AGAIN
Reds (Starting it off right): WATCH AGAIN
Yankees (Boone walks it off): WATCH AGAIN
Nationals (A Game 7 thriller): WATCH AGAIN
Rockies (Nolan cycles on Father’s Day): WATCH AGAIN
Braves (Acuña slams Dodgers): WATCH AGAIN
Mariners (The King is perfect): WATCH AGAIN
Orioles (A dramatic comeback): WATCH AGAIN
White Sox (Perfection for Buehrle): WATCH AGAIN
Red Sox (The Game 4 miracle): WATCH AGAIN
Mets (Win or go home): WATCH AGAIN
Marlins (Beckett slams the door): WATCH AGAIN
Athletics (The streak goes to 20): WATCH AGAIN
Cubs (The drought is over): WATCH AGAIN
Royals (Crown them): WATCH AGAIN
Dodgers (Kershaw no-hits Rox): WATCH AGAIN
Rangers (Texas wins the pennant): WATCH AGAIN
D-backs (Gonzalez walks off Mo) WATCH AGAIN
Giants (MadBum adds to his legend) WATCH AGAIN
Padres (Down 6? Watch this!) WATCH AGAIN

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST

Blue Jays: Joey Bats’ epic flip
José Bautista obliterates a go-ahead, three-run homer in Game 5 of the 2015 AL Division Series -- and punctuates it with a celebration for the ages. Watch again >

Orioles: A dramatic comeback
Down three runs in the bottom of the eighth, Baltimore fights back in Game 2 of the 2014 ALDS. Watch again >

Rays: Game 162, for all the marbles
The 2011 AL Wild Card race comes down to the final day of the regular season, and the results are memorable. Watch again >

Red Sox: The Game 4 miracle
Dave Roberts steals second base, and the 2004 Sox embark upon the only comeback from a 3-0 postseason series deficit in MLB history. Watch again >

Yankees: Boone walks it off
Relive the Yankees' dramatic win over the Red Sox in Game 7 of the 2003 AL Championship Series. Watch again >

AL CENTRAL

Indians: 22 in a row
The 2017 Tribe extends its AL-record win streak to a mind-boggling 22, in walk-off fashion. Watch again >

Royals: Crown them
A dramatic 2015 championship run concludes with a ninth-inning rally and a 12th-inning explosion in Game 5 at Citi Field. Watch again >

Tigers: JV twirls first no-no
A 24-year-old Justin Verlander strikes out 12 Brewers on his way to a no-hitter at Comerica Park in 2007. Watch again >

Twins: Tiebreaker yields division crown
The 2009 AL Central race requires a 163rd game, and Minnesota outlasts Detroit in an extra-innings battle at the Metrodome. Watch again >

White Sox: Perfection for Buehrle
On a Thursday afternoon in 2009, Mark Buehrle treats the South Side fans to a little perfecto -- with some help from substitute center fielder Dewayne Wise. Watch again >

AL WEST

Angels: Trout takes the Big Apple
Mike Trout puts on a show on the big stage at Yankee Stadium in 2018, smacking three doubles and a home run for his first career five-hit game. Watch again >

Astros: JV notches no-no No. 3
Verlander is in dominant form in Toronto, piling up 14 K’s while becoming the sixth pitcher to collect three career no-hitters. Watch again >

Athletics: The streak goes to 20
Future “Moneyball” star Scott Hatteberg walks off the Royals and caps an incredible winning streak for the 2002 A’s, who turn the AL West race on its head. Watch again >

Mariners: The King is perfect
Already miss Félix Hernández in Seattle? Turn back the clock to the summer afternoon in 2012 when he took his throne and painted a masterpiece against the Rays. Watch again >

Rangers: Texas wins the pennant
The franchise punches a ticket to its first World Series by finishing off the Yankees in ALCS Game 6. Watch again >

NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST

Braves: Acuña slams Dodgers
Rookie sensation Ronald Acuña Jr. fends off elimination in the 2018 NLDS, striking the big blow with the bases loaded. Watch again >

Marlins: Beckett slams the door
Josh Beckett locks up 2003 World Series MVP honors by outdueling Andy Pettitte in this Game 6 clincher. Watch again >

Mets: Win or go home
Jacob deGrom and Daniel Murphy star, as the Mets advance past the Dodgers in Game 5 of a back-and-forth 2015 NLDS. Watch again >

Nationals: A Game 7 thriller
Remember this one? A never-say-die team summons one more rally to win the 2019 World Series. Watch again >

Phillies: Harper’s heroics
Bryce Harper authors the signature moment of his debut season in Philly, launching a walk-off grand slam. Watch again >

NL CENTRAL

Brewers: Crew spoils Rocktober
In a tense NLDS opener in 2018, Christian Yelich goes deep, and Mike Moustakas walks off the Rox at Miller Park. Watch again >

Cardinals: The David Freese Game
Down to their last strike in Game 6 of the World Series, the 2011 Cards fight back multiple times, and say, “We’ll see you tomorrow night.” Watch again >

Cubs: The drought is over
The Indians push them to the brink, but the Cubs squeeze past Cleveland in a dramatic Game 7 and finally win their first championship since 1908. Watch again >

Pirates: Triumphant return to October
PNC Park is hyped for Pittsburgh’s first postseason game since 1992 -- just ask Johnny Cueto -- and the Bucs advance past the Reds in the 2013 NL Wild Card Game. Watch again >

Reds: Starting it off right
Cincinnati wins its 2019 opener, as Luis Castillo strikes out eight and Derek Dietrich delivers a pinch-hit, go-ahead, three-run homer. Watch again >

NL WEST

D-backs: Gonzalez walks off Mo
Game 7, ninth inning, score tied, runners on base. It’s the scenario every kid imagines, and Luis Gonzalez comes through to win it all in 2001 -- off the best closer in baseball history. Watch again >

Dodgers: Kershaw no-hits Rox
There have been so many Clayton Kershaw gems at Dodger Stadium, but none quite like this one from 2014: a 15-strikeout tour de force that was oh-so-close to perfection. Watch again >

Giants: MadBum adds to his legend
Talk about putting the team on your back. Madison Bumgarner adds a World Series MVP Award to his trophy case with a jaw-dropping effort in Game 7 of the 2014 Fall Classic. Watch again >

Padres: Down 6? Watch this!
Six-run deficit in the ninth? No sweat. The Padres stage a franchise-record comeback in the ninth and then score five more in the 12th for good measure to claim a 5-hour, 4-minute marathon at Coors Field in 2019. Watch again >

Rockies: Nolan cycles on Father’s Day
Walk-off homer? Check. Cycle? Check. Father’s Day gift? Also check. Nolan Arenado gets a three-for-one deal in this Coors Field thriller from 2017. Watch again >

Andrew Simon is a research analyst for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @AndrewSimonMLB.