The crack of the bat. The roar of the crowd. Baseball is back. Today is, of course, Opening Day of the baseball season. Will the Mets climb that last hurdle with Johan Santana? Will the Phillies continue the magic that carried them to the post-season last year? Will the Pirates finally be over .500 for the first time in 15 years? And is it even possible to stop the Detroit Tigers?
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