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ATLANTA - JULY 26: At Turner Field, a poster honors #44 Hank Aaron and his career with the Braves (1954-1974), on July 26, 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Top 5 Opening Day Moments In MLB History

Some Opening Day moments changed the game forever, others are just really freakin’ cool. Here are five of our favorites.


CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 8: Danny Salazar #31 of the Cleveland Indians pitches against the New York Mets during the second inning of their game on September 8, 2013 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Mets defeated the Indians 2-1.

Indians’ Young Righty Danny Salazar Flies Under The Radar

The Indians’ Danny Salazar doesn’t get much hype. But 2014 could be his breakout season.


David Aardsma (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ex-Mets Reliever David Aardsma Agrees To Terms With Indians

Aardsma spent most of last season in the Mets’ bullpen. He went 2-2 with a 4.31 ERA in 43 games, striking out 36 and walking 19 in 39 2/3 innings.


Scott Atchison (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Former Mets Reliever Scott Atchison Agrees To Minor-League Deal With Tribe

The 37-year-old appeared in 50 games for the Mets last season, interrupted by two trips to the disabled list. He pitched to a 4.37 ERA with 28 strikeouts and 12 walks in 45 1/3 innings of work.


David Huff #60 of the New York Yankees reacts after allowing two home runs in the sixth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 25, 2013 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Yankees Eliminated From Wild-Card Race, Then Lose To Rays 8-3

A victory by the Cleveland Indians Wednesday night eliminated the mathematical possibility of the Yankees securing a playoff berth.


Daisuke Matsuzaka (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Matsuzaka Puts In A Solid Effort, Young’s Go-Ahead Double Lifts Mets

Eric Young’s two-out double in the ninth inning gave the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over Cleveland on Sunday.


The Indians’ Nick Swisher loses his bat after hitting a grand slam during the eighth inning against the Mets at Progressive Field in Cleveland on Sept. 6, 2013. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Ghosts Of Yesteryear: Kazmir Looks Like Koufax, Indians Rip Mets

Scott Kazmir struck out a season-high 12 in six innings, Nick Swisher hit a grand slam and the Indians continued their playoff push with an 8-1 win over the New York Mets on Friday night.


Chad Curtis (Photo credit Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Yankees Outfielder Chad Curtis Facing Up To 15 Years In Prison

Former Yankee Chad Curtis faces up to 15 years in prison after a jury in West Michigan found him guilty Friday on charges that he inappropriately touched three teenage girls.


Mark Reynolds (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Sources: Yankees Reach Deal With Righty Slugger Mark Reynolds

The Yankees do not appear to be content to have just Alfonso Soriano and Alex Rodriguez as their main right-handed power threats down the stretch.


Brett Gardner #11 of the New York Yankees follows through on his second-inning three-run home run against the Cleveland Indians. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Not Slowed By Rodriguez Drama, Sweep Indians Out Of Bronx

CC Sabathia took a perfect game into the fifth inning, then hung on to make early homers by Travis Hafner and Brett Gardner hold up for the Bombers in a 6-4 win over Cleveland on Wednesday.


The Yankees’ Mark Teixeira greets Jayson Nix after hitting a three-run home run against the Indians on June 4, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Tex And Phelps Deliver As Yankees Make It 2 Straight Over Indians

David Phelps followed the worst start of his young career with his best, allowing a mere infield single in six shutout innings and getting home run help from Mark Teixeira as the Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 Tuesday night.


Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira celebrates his grand slam off of the Indians’ Justin Masterson during the third inning at Yankees Stadium on June 3, 2013. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Yankees Show Signs Of Life Offensively, Club Swisher, Indians With Long Ball

Mark Teixeira hit a grand slam for his first homer of the season, Brett Gardner had a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 7-4 Monday night to spoil Nick Swisher’s first game back in the Bronx.


David Huff. (Photo by Tim Umphrey/Getty Images)

Yankees Add Left-Handed Reliever David Huff To Roster

David Huff can fill two roles for the Yankees as a much-needed lefty arm and bullpen innings eater.


The Yankees celebrate winning the 1998 World Series in a sweep over the San Diego Padres. (Photo by Vincent Laforet /Allsport /Getty Images)

Sweeny: Best Team Ever? David Cone Reflects On ’98 Yankees, Part 2

“There wasn’t panic, but there were fingers on the button,” Cone told WFAN’s Sweeny Murti. “We saw it potentially slipping away.”


Lyle Overbay #55 of the New York Yankees celebrates in the dugout after scoring during the sixth inning. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Nuno Shines In First Major League Start; Yanks Take Game 2 To Split Twinbill

Vidal Nuno pitched five innings of three-hit ball to win his first major league start, Vernon Wells and Lyle Overbay had two RBIs apiece and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians, 7-0, on Monday for a doubleheader split.