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Opening Day Game Thread - Royals vs. Angels: Mission 2012 Begins

April 6, 2012; Baltimore, MD, USA; General view of a base with the opening day logo before a game between the Minnesota Twins and Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Joy R. Absalon-US PRESSWIRE
April 6, 2012; Baltimore, MD, USA; General view of a base with the opening day logo before a game between the Minnesota Twins and Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Joy R. Absalon-US PRESSWIRE

Tonight's starting pitcher matchup, which doesn't look promising for our boys, though thank goodness Weaver isn't pitching during the day:


Bruce Chen

#52 / Pitcher / Kansas City Royals

6-2

215

L

L

Jun 19, 1977

2011 FIP 4.39, xFIP - 4.68, ERA - 3.77




Jered Weaver

#36 / Pitcher / Los Angeles Angels

6-7

215

R

R

Oct 04, 1982

2011 FIP 3.20, xFIP - 3.80, ERA 2.70



Remember when we at least had a Gil Meche Opening Day start to look forward to? Let alone Zack Grienke.