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  • Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post

    Colorado Rockies fans celebrate opening day at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson throws the first pitch before the first inning of opening day between the Colorado Rockies and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post

    Denver Broncos QB Russell Wilson pitches to celebrate Opening day of Colorado Rockies at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post

    From left, Taylor Lembeck, 6, and his brothers Grant, 8, and Carter, 10, eat ice cream at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post

    Rockies fans head to their seats for opening day at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post

    Baseball fans line up on opening day at Gate E outside Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Yonathan Daza (2) of the Colorado Rockies and teammates chill before the first inning of Opening Day against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Charlie Blackmon (19) of the Colorado Rockies and Jose Iglesias (11) prepare to take the field during the first inning of Opening Day at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Jose Iglesias (11) of the Colorado Rockies prepapres to take the field before the first inning of Opening Day against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Brendan Rodgers (7) of the Colorado Rockies is introduced before the first inning of Opening Day against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    A fan arrives during Opening Day between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post

    Rockies fans head to their seats for opening day at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post

    Hans Herner of Vail and his son Hans Jr., age 2, celebrate Colorado Rockies opening day for 2022 season at the main entrance of Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post

    Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort welcomes fans at main entrance for opening day at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post

    Rockies fans head to their seats for opening day at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post

    Joshua Pugh celebrates opening day of the 2022 Colorado Rockies season at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    A groundskeeper pounds first base in during the first inning of Opening Day between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Kyle Freeland (21) of the Colorado Rockies works against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of Opening Day at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post

    Colorado Rockies' Ryan McMahon doubles from Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler during the 2nd inning of opening day at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Ryan McMahon (24) of the Colorado Rockies high fives teammates after scoring a run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the second inning of Opening Day at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Kris Bryant (23) of the Colorado Rockies bats during the first inning of Opening Day at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Charlie Blackmon (19) of the Colorado Rockies runs to first as Will Smith (16) of the Los Angeles Dodgers prepares to throw him out during the second inning of Opening Day at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Kyle Freeland (21) of the Colorado Rockies reacts to hitting Freddie Freeman (5) of the Los Angeles Dodgers with a pitch during the third inning of Opening Day at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Mookie Betts (50) of the Los Angeles Dodgers prepares to high five Will Smith (16) after Smith scored against the Colorado Rockies during the fourth inning of Opening Day at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Gavin Lux (9) of the Los Angeles Dodgers scores on a double by teammate Mookie Betts (50) hit off of Kyle Freeland (21) of the Colorado Rockies during the fourth inning of Opening Day at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Gavin Lux (9) of the Los Angeles Dodgers scores on a double by teammate Mookie Betts (50) hit off of Kyle Freeland (21) of the Colorado Rockies during the fourth inning of Opening Day at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post

    Gavin Lux (9) of the Los Angeles Dodgers, left, celebrates scoring with teammate Trea Turner (6) during the fourth inning of Opening Day at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Kyle Freeland (21) of the Colorado Rockies shows signs of frustration after giving up his third run of the game to the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fourth inning of Opening Day at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Kyle Freeland (21) of the Colorado Rockies shows signs of frustration after giving up his third run of the game to the Los Angeles Dodgers as he meets with catcher Elias Diaz (35) of the Colorado Rockies during the fourth inning of Opening Day at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post

    Dodgers pitcher Brusdar Graterol (48) reacts after saving the 6th inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 8, 2022. The Dodgers won 5-3.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Mookie Betts (50) of the Los Angeles Dodgers stands on first during the first inning of Opening Day agianst the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Kris Bryant (23) of the Colorado Rockies strikes out to end the game against Craig Kimbrel (46) of the Los Angeles Dodgers during the ninth inning of Los Angeles’ 5-3 Opening Day win at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Kris Bryant (23) of the Colorado Rockies strikes out to end the game against Craig Kimbrel (46) of the Los Angeles Dodgers during the ninth inning of Los Angeles’ 5-3 Opening Day win at Coors Field on Friday, April 8, 2022.

  • Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post

    Colorado Rockies Kris Bryant (23) and Brendan Rodgers (7) leave field after losing their opening day game against the Dodgers at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 8, 2022. Los Angeles won 5-3.

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