San Francisco Giants Opening Day
Opening Day at AT&T Park
AT&T Park hosted its 15th Opening Day on Tuesday, April 8, with the Giants welcoming the division-rival Arizona Diamondbacks. San Francisco entered the day 11-3 in home openers at AT&T.
Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco and catcher Hector Sanchez take batting practice prior to the game.
Kayaks and boats wait in McCovey Cove in hopes of catching a souvenir.
Fans wait to enter AT&T Ballpark before the Giants take on the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The voice of Giants baseball, Jon Miller, announces the team's starting lineup before the start of the game.
The Batmobile takes a ride in the outfield prior to the start of the game.
After exiting the Batmobile, Batkid made his way to the mound where he eyed Matt Cain in anticipation of throwing out the ceremonial first pitch.
A large flag is spread out over the AT&T Park outfield during the national anthem.
Brandon Belt is greeted by Angel Pagan after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning, staking the Giants to a 2-0 lead on his MLB-leading fifth big fly of the season.
Tim Hudson throws a two-seam fastball in the first inning of Opening Day baseball.
Michael Morse was clutch in the Giants' three-run third inning. With two outs and runners on second and third, Morse slapped a single to right-center field and knocked in both Brandon Belt and Hunter Pence to make it 5-1.
Evasive at the plate
The Giants added another two runs in the fifth inning on Brandon Crawford's single to right field, thanks in part to the crafty slide by pinch runner Gregor Blanco.