Royals hold off Mets 4-3 in opening rematch of World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Edinson Volquez would rather sit on the bench than stand on the mound on opening day, especially when it happens to be the first game following a World Series triumph.

  • Written by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

NL's 2 worst teams from '15 open the season in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lou Piniella will wave to fans from the back of a car while serving as grand marshal of the annual opening day parade. He'll throw a ceremonial pitch at Great American Ball Park, reminding the wind-brushed fans of the Cincinnati Reds' last glory year in 1990.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer