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03/31/2011 01:05 pm ET Updated May 31, 2011

Opening Day 2011: Baseball Scores, Games, March 31 (LIVE UPDATES)

Baseball is here.

The 2011 MLB season gets underway today with the first 6 match-ups of the season, beginning with the Detroit Tigers at the New York Yankees, and the Atlanta Braves at the Washington Nationals. Both games start at 1:05 p.m. EST.

Click here for the full schedule of opening day games.

The 2010 World Champion San Francisco Giants take on the LA Dodgers later tonight at 8:00 p.m. EST. ESPN will be carrying half of the six games, four of which are National League match-ups, in a triple-header.

03/31/2011 7:43 PM EDT

San Diego Wins

The Padres separated themselves with two runs in the top of the 11th that the Cardinals couldn't answer. San Diego wins, 5-3.

03/31/2011 7:06 PM EDT

Extra Innings

The Cardinals were unable to answer a Cameron Maybin homerun in the top of the 9th, taking the game into extra innings with the score tied at 3.

03/31/2011 6:48 PM EDT

Angels Still Ahead

Mike Aviles homered to start off the 8th, pulling the Royals a little closer however, making it 2-4.

03/31/2011 6:47 PM EDT

St. Louis Pulls Ahead

Matt Holliday home run in the bottom of the 8th puts the Cards up 3-2.

03/31/2011 6:12 PM EDT

Angels Leading Kansas City, San Diego And St. Louis All Tied Up

The Angels lead the Royals 4-0 in the middle of the 7th, and The Padres are square with the Cardinals 2-2 in the bottom of the 7th.

03/31/2011 5:25 PM EDT

Hernandez Walk-Off Beats Reds

Ramon Hernandez hits a walk-off 3-run home run to propel the Reds to a win. Down 3-6 going into the bottom of the 9th, Ramon's homer put the Reads over the top and past the Brewers, 7-6.

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03/31/2011 4:32 PM EDT

Yankees Win

The New York Yankees record their first win of the 2011 season, defeating the Detroit Tigers, 6-3 at home.

For more on the win, click here for the full story.

03/31/2011 4:23 PM EDT

San Diego Starts Things Off

The St. Louis Cardinals and San Diego Padres are underway in St. Louis.

03/31/2011 4:21 PM EDT

Game Underway In Kansas City

The Angels and Royals have started playing, and Howard Kendrick (batting second) started the season off with a double.

03/31/2011 4:06 PM EDT

Atlanta Gets The First Win

Rick Ankiel strikes out looking for Washington, giving the Atlanta Braves the first victory of the 2011 season, 2-0.