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Outside The Confines: Firsts of the year

The new season is underway and we already have some firsts to celebrate.

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What are the best moments from the 2023 Opening Day? For starters, Aaron Judge was naturally the first player to hit a home run this year. Adam Wainwright was an unexpected anthem singer, and Adley Rutschman went five-for-five.

And that’s not counting how the Blue Jays and Cardinals managed to score a collective 19 runs between them. Oh yeah, baby, baseball is back and it’s weird as ever.

Well, the Cubs currently have a perfect season, so let’s just enjoy that fact while we can and jump into the links of the day.

  • Here’s that Wainwright anthem to start us off.

And tomorrow will be a better day than today, Buster. Make it so.