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For Openers: Strasburg, Scully, Flamingos, Fielder
(AP) -- Stephen Strasburg on the mound at Wrigley Field, pink flamingos in center field at Miami. Vin Scully at the microphone, Prince Fielder in Motown.

Young and old, fresh and familiar, baseball is set to start all across America. A week after Ichiro Suzuki, Yoenis Cespedes and the rest of Athletics and Mariners began in Tokyo, everyone else gets a turn at opening day.

Justin Verlander, Clayton Kershaw and Roy Halladay are warmed up, and so is the weather. From Citi Field to Petco Park, the forecast is perfectly playable, none of those flurries and freezing temperatures that intruded at the start in past years are expected

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