LEADING OFF: Opening day! Guardians debut, Ohtani and Braves
Cubs veteran Kyle Hendricks is set to deliver the first pitch of the season against Corbin Burnes and Milwaukee at Wrigley Field just past 2:20 p.m. EDT, the first of seven games still on the calendar amid rainy forecasts across the country.
DeGrom pulled with shoulder issue from Mets' 6-3 win vs Cubs
Jacob deGrom was pulled from a second straight start with an arm injury, this time leaving after three perfect innings with right shoulder soreness, but the New York Mets bullpen stepped up to finish a three-hitter in a 6-3 win over the Chicago Cubs.
Chicago’s first opening day in two years will see changes aplenty inside and outside Wrigley Field
But the major change is that fans with the MLB Ballpark app will be able to order food or drink from their seats. The app generates a QR code fans can scan once they reach the concession stand or when a vendor reaches their seat. Wrigley Field will still have roaming vendors, but they, too, will accept only cashless purchases (fans older than 2 who aren’t eating or drinking in their seats will be required to wear masks).chicagotribune.com