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MLB Opening Day: Could This Be the Year of the Pitcher, Part 2?

class="MsoNormal">I can hear the plaint now: “This game is boring.” Echoing from stadiums from the nation’s capital to Hollywood. While every game featured at least one homer, the usual fireworks were quiet today, signifying that 2011 might be the year of the pitcher, part two.

But one man’s boring is another man’s nail-biter, and a few players feasted on the tight contests. All of today’s games were decided by less than three runs, with one going into extra innings and another being decided by a walk off.

What this says to me is, the batters can get it done in the clutch, but the starting pitchers stepped up over the course of several innings. Let’s take a look ...

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