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Chris Owings had three hits and scored three runs, Trevor Story and CJ Cron each had two hits, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 in both teams’ open season Thursday in Denver. Chi Chi González (1-0) took the victory with two innings in relief from Germán Márquez. The Colorado starter allowed one run on six hits and walked six in four innings. Cody Bellinger, Mookie Betts, Max Muncy, Gavin Lux and Corey Seager each had two hits for Los Angeles, which they lost in the first game of their title defense. Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw (0-1) allowed five runs and 10 hits in 5 2/3 innings. Padres 8, Diamondbacks 7 Jake Cronenworth tripled the seventh inning start and scored on a sacrifice fly to break a tie and give host San Diego a win over Arizona in the teams’ first game of the season. Reliever Emilio Pagán (1-0) pitched a perfect seventh for the win, and veteran Mark Melancon picked up the save in his Padres debut. Alex Young (0-1), who allowed a tying hit in the sixth before giving up the winning run an inning later, took the loss. The Padres tied the game in the sixth when Eric Hosmer singled at home, Tucupita Marcano, who caught a pinch walk in his major league debut, for his third RBI of the game. Hosmer was 3-for-4 with a double and a home run. Blue Jays 3, Yankees 2 (10 innings) Randal Grichuk hit a tiebreaker double in the 10th inning, elevating Toronto over host New York in the first game of the season for both teams. Jonathan Davis started as a Blue Jays running back at second base in the 10th when he ran for Rowdy Tellez. Davis scored easily when Grichuk lifted a Nick Nelson (0-1) 1-0 fastball over the head of right fielder Aaron Judge. Teoscar Hernandez hit a game-tying home run in the sixth off Gerrit Cole, and four Blue Jays relievers escaped trouble before Toronto took the lead. Tigers 3, Indians 2 Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run home run in the first inning and host Detroit knocked Cleveland out until the ninth, enduring a cold Opening Day victory. With snowflakes falling, Cabrera homered across the field with a runner on base. Unable to see if the ball went over the wall, Cabrera slipped to second base before the second base umpire told him he could continue circling the bases. Matthew Boyd (1-0) started for Detroit and lasted 5 2/3 innings, allowing three hits and four walks while striking out two. Cleveland’s Roberto Perez hit a two-run homer with one out in the ninth off closer Gregory Soto, who held on to save. Brewers 6, Twins 5 (10 innings) Orlando Arcia drove in the winning run in extra innings as host Milwaukee rallied from a three-run deficit in the ninth to beat Minnesota. Arcia landed a slow helicopter off reliever Randy Dobnak (0-1) to second baseman Jorge Polanco with the infield and no out to propel Lorenzo Cain, who started the inning at second and then advanced to third with a single to right field. by Omar. Narváez. Josh Hader (1-0) struck out sideways in the top of the 10th for the win. Milwaukee’s Travis Shaw had two hits and three RBIs and Yelich was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and one RBI. Pirates 5, Cubs 3 Ke’Bryan Hayes hit a two-run homer in his first at-bat of the season and Adam Frazier drove in two runs as Pittsburgh opened the season with a win at Chicago. Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks (0-1) walked Frazier to start the game before Hayes silenced the limited-capacity crowd and became the Pirates’ youngest hitter to home runs on Opening Day since. Barry Bonds in 1988. Chicago was limited to two hits by seven pitchers striking out 13 times. Cardinals 11, Reds 6 Dylan Carlson’s three-run home run highlighted a six-run first inning, and Paul Goldschmidt had four hits as visiting St. Louis posted a season-opening victory over Cincinnati. Nolan Arenado had two hits with an RBI in his Cardinals debut and Tyler O’Neill hit a two-run shot. St. Louis hit Cincinnati starter Luis Castillo with 10 runs (eight earned) on eight hits in 3 1/3 innings. Cardinals starter Jack Flaherty allowed six runs and home runs to Nick Castellanos (three hits) and Eugenio Suarez in 4 1/3 innings. Giovanny Gallegos, who struck out two in a perfect outing in the eighth inning, was credited with the win. Phillies 3, Braves 2 (10 innings) Jean Segura hit the game-winning single to left field with two outs in the 10th inning to score Bryce Harper and lead host Philadelphia past Atlanta. Segura and JT Realmuto each had two hits for the Phillies, who posted a day one win for the first time since 2011. Connor Brogdon (1-0) took the victory in relief. Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run homer as a pinch and Ronald Acuña Jr. added two hits for the Braves. Nate Jones (0-1) took the loss in relief. Royals 14, Rangers 10 Michael A. Taylor made his debut for the Royals with three hits and three RBIs when Kansas City defeated visiting Texas 14-10 on Opening Day. Taylor also threw two runners at the plate. The Royals set a club record for most runs in a first game, beating their previous record of 11 in 1979. Carlos Hernandez (1-0) took the victory, the first of his career, and Wade Davis took the save. Kyle Cody (0-1) took the loss. Both starting pitchers worked early, drawing bullpen action in the first inning as both teams scored five times in the opening frame. Kyle Gibson from Texas didn’t make it out of the first. Kansas City’s Brad Keller got just one out in the second before being eliminated. Rays 1, Marlins 0 Austin Meadows opened a scoreless pitching duel with a home run in the eighth inning, leading Tampa Bay to a win at Miami. The Rays won despite getting just five hits, thanks to the work of four pitchers and a shot from Meadows. The left-hander hit a 2-0 fastball from right-hander Yimi Garcia (0-1), marking the pitch 419 feet between right and center with two outs on the frame. Tampa Bay’s Tyler Glasnow was lifted after six innings, having retired the last 16 Marlins batters he faced. He struck out six, walked and allowed only one hit. Ryan Thompson took the victory, throwing a blank inning. – Field level media