Opening Day live blog 2017: Come watch baseball with your friends at Yahoo Sports

Opening day is here and the Yahoo Sports MLB crew is here to spend the best day of the year with you.

Welcome to our annual live blog on Big League Stew. Our team of writers is here to talk baseball with you while you the watch the games on TV. We’ll be yapping about baseball at first pitch and we’re going all day long. So check in, chime in and let us be the friends you need on opening day.

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The entire Big League Stew crew is here: Mike Oz, Chris Cwik, Mark Townsend, Liz Roscher and Blake Schuster. You might spy a guest appearance from blog boss Kevin Kaduk and tweets from our Yahoo Sports MLB columnist — Jeff Passan and Tim Brown, who are out on opening day assignments. Carl Balboaz is on vacation this season. While you’re waiting for dingers and double plays, you can check out our season predictionsour list of breakout players, surprise teams, teams that might flop and our entire collection of team previews.

Opening Day is upon us. (AP)
Opening Day is upon us. (AP)

Predictions for the MLB season ahead
• Which teams will surprise in 2017?
• Which teams will disappoint?
• Will Bryce Harper return to form this year?
• The 10 best team giveaways this season
• Can anyone unseat the Cubs?
• 10 breakout candidates for 2017
30 things to know before opening day
Ranking all 30 opening day starters
 MLB reliever or dude in a band?
 Is this a real minor league team or one we made up?

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Mike Oz is the editor of Big League Stew on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at or follow him on Twitter!

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