PHOENIX — Thursday was supposed to be Opening Day for the Arizona Diamondbacks, but instead, Major League Baseball is offering “Opening Day at Home.”
MLB's "Opening Day at Home" page says the D-backs will "play" at 7 p.m. local time Thursday, and will also be available on MLB Facebook.
The game is "Game 7, ninth inning, score tied, runners on base. It’s the scenario every kid imagines, and Luis Gonzalez comes through to win it all in 2001 -- off the best closer in baseball history."
See the full 'Opening Day' game schedule here.
MLB's "Opening Day at Home" event will be available on multiple sites including MLB Facebook pages, Twitter accounts, YouTube channels, MLB.com and MLB.tv. It will also be streaming on the "winning" Club's respective home page.
“The experience is intended to invite fans to feel a sense of community and unity on a day many were looking forward to while underscoring the importance of staying home and staying healthy,” according to a media release.
Baseball fans can access broadcasts of games from 2018 and 2019 for free on streaming sites and social media.
There are also more than 100 full classic MLB games on YouTube including timeless World Series games, memorable Postseason matchups, no-hitters and perfect games. Additional games will be available on YouTube in the coming weeks.