Texas Rangers starter Lance Lynn (35) throws the first pitch of an opening day baseball game to Colorado Rockies' David Dahl as Rangers' Robinson Chirinos catches and home plate umpire Jim Reynolds looks on Friday, July 24, 2020, in Arlington, Texas.
The pitch was the first ever in a regular season game at Globe Life Field, the Rangers' new ballpark.
(AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)ARLINGTON, Texas Lance Lynn struck out nine in six sharp innings and the Texas Rangers inaugurated their new retractable-roof stadium with a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
A LONG WAYRockies All-Star shortstop Trevor Story, who is from nearby Irving, Texas, hit a deep drive to the left-center gap with one on in the eighth inning.
SOME SPECTATORSRockies rookie LF Sam Hilliards father, diagnosed two years ago with ALS, was able to attend his sons first MLB opening day.