The Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox season opener has been postponed due to bad weather in the Boston area. That games joins the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox opening day tilt in the postponement column.
There could be a couple more facing rescheduling before the day is over.
Lowe Excellent in Braves Debut
Derek Lowe pitched eight shutout innings, throwing 97 pitches and only surrending two hits while striking out four. Mike Gonzalez pitched a shaky 9th inning to hang on for a 4-1 Braves win over World Series champions the Philadelphia Phillies. Atlanta rookie Jordan Schafer went 2-for-3 with a walk after homering in his first Major League at-bat.