The start of the 2009 baseball season
Diamondbacks 9, Rockies 8
Colorado Rockies right fielder Brad Hawpe hit a 3 RBI double in the third inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Rockies had four runs in the top of the inning, but the Diamondbacks answered back with four runs of their own in the bottom of the inning.
Rangers 9, Indians 1
Cleveland Indians catcher Kelly Shoppach received the throw at the plate just a bit too late to tag out Texas Rangers left fielder Marlon Byrd at home in the second inning. Byrd and Hank Blalock scored on an RBI single by Jarrod Saltalamacchia. The Rangers scored four runs in the inning.