MLB Season to Open With Houston Astros Hosting Texas Rangers

The Houston Astros, who are moving to the American League, will open the 2013 Major League Baseball season on March 31 when they host the Texas Rangers, MLB said in a press release.

The game is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. New York time and will be shown by Walt Disney Co.’s ESPN.

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