MLB Opening Day 2021 results: scores, standings, postponed games
13 of the 15 games scheduled for Opening Day 2021 on Thursday went ahead, with Orioles-Red Sox and Mets-Nationals both called off.
Four months after the Los Angeles Dodgers were crowned World Series champions, Major League Baseball returned on Thursday as the 2021 regular season got underway.
It was an Opening Day marked by two things: several matches were decided in extra innings and two games were postponed.
MLB Opening Day 2021, Thursday 1 April: results
Blue Jays 3 - 2 Yankees
Indians 2 - 3 Tigers
Twins 5 - 6 Brewers
Pirates 5 - 3 Cubs
Braves 2 - 3 Phillies
Dodgers 5 - 8 Rockies
Diamondbacks 7 - 8 Padres
Cardinals 11 - 6 Reds
Rangers 10 - 14 Royals
Rays 1 - 0 Marlins
White Sox 3 - 4 Angels
Astros 8 - 1 Athletics
Giants 7 - 8 Mariners
MLB Opening Day 2021: postponed games
While the game in Boston between the Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles was postponed to Friday due to rain, the Washington Nationals’ match-up with the New York Mets was called off after three Washington players tested positive for the coronavirus.
MLB has not said when the game will be made up, and has stated that it "remains to be determined" whether the teams' next fixture, scheduled for Saturday, will go ahead.
MLB fixtures: Friday 2 April
Orioles @ Red Sox: 2:10 pm EDT
Rays @ Marlins: 7:10 pm EDT
Dodgers @ Rockies: 8:40 pm EDT
White Sox @ Angles: 9:38 pm EDT
Astros @ Athletics: 9:40 pm EDT
D-backs @Padres: 10:10 pm EDT
Giants @ Mariners: 10:10 pm EDT
MLB: 2021 regular season standings
Check out the MLB regular season standings after Opening Day 2021.
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