Houston Astros face Texas Rangers in March 31 MLB opener - ESPN Dallas: "The Houston Astros' debut in the American League against the Texas Rangers will officially open the 2013 season on ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" on March 31.
The 8 p.m. ET game, announced by Major League Baseball on Thursday, will be played at Minute Maid Park in Houston as the start of a three-game series. The teams will finish the set Tuesday and Wednesday of that week.
It's the first time the Rangers and Astros have played each other to start the season. The Astros' move now gives each league 15 teams, and the AL West will grow from four teams to five."
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