Opening Day is in the books. With all due respect to last week's Japan Series, the 2019 MLB regular season began in earnest Thursday. All 30 teams were in action with 15 games spread across the afternoon and evening. Spring training games are fun in their own way. Nothing quite compares to meaningful baseball though.

On the first full day of 2019, Bryce Harper made his debut with the Phillies (with Phillie Phanatic cleats), the Dodgers hit an Opening Day record eight homers, and Jordan Zimmermann flirted with a perfect game. Here is everything else you need to know about the season's first day:

Opening Day -- Live/Upcoming Games

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