Major League Baseball today announced its master 2017 regular season schedule, which will begin on Sunday, April 2nd, when the Tampa Bay Rays host the New York Yankees and the Arizona Diamondbacks host the San Francisco Giants (game times to be determined). ESPN will televise each of the opening games in addition to the "Sunday Night Baseball" Opening Night contest, which will be selected in the coming weeks. Thirteen games are currently set for Opening Day on Monday, April 3rd, while the first full slate of 15 contests is scheduled for Wednesday, April 5th.
Fans can vote now for the MLB Fans of the Year presented by Esurance. Four Cincinnati Reds fans have been nominated for the inaugural award and the winner will be decided by their fellow fans over the next week.