Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera (24) is greeted at the dugout after a two-run home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher T.J. House in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
Mark Duncan
April 12, 2015

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:

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ON THE PROWL

Miguel Cabrera and the Tigers try to wreck Pittsburgh's home opener. Anibal Sanchez hopes to pitch them to their first 7-0 start since 1984, the year Detroit romped to the World Series championship.

ROLLIN' ROYALS

Danny Duffy starts for 6-0 Kansas City at Target Field. It's the home opener for Minnesota under new manager Paul Molitor - the Twins are 1-5 under the Hall of Fame player.

WELCOME HOME, CHAMPS

Buster Posey, Madison Bumgarner and the Giants enjoy the festivities as the World Series champions host Colorado in the first game of the season at AT&T Park. Chris Heston becomes just the second rookie - joining Alan Fowlkes in 1982 - to start a home opener since the franchise moved to San Francisco in 1958 .

SEEING GREEN

The Red Sox head back to Fenway Park for their much-anticipated home opener after a brutal, snowbound winter for the region. Rick Porcello (0-1), acquired from Detroit in December and signed to a four-year, $82.5 million contract last week, starts for Boston vs. Jordan Zimmermann (1-0) and the Nationals.

ANOTHER TRY

Mat Latos starts against Atlanta, hoping for a better showing than his debut for the hometown Marlins. Last week, he got only two outs while giving up seven runs to the Braves. ''I get redemption,'' he said. ''It's always good to get a second chance. Something like that hasn't happened to me before in my six-year career.''

PASSPORT, PLEASE

Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred makes his first official visit to Toronto when he throws out the first pitch at the Blue Jays' home opener. R.A. Dickey starts vs. Tampa Bay.

ROAD TEST

Alex Rodriguez felt the love from Yankees fans in his first week back from a yearlong drug suspension. Now he gets his first chance to see how the rest of the baseball world feels about his tarnished star. New York begins a 10-game road trip in Baltimore. ''It won't be bad at all,'' A-Rod said of the Yankees' season-opening homestand. ''It's business as usual. We're the New York Yankees. We go on the road, we get booed.''

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