The Bad Boys dropped their season opener (The 0-0 4 inning tie with the Bombers excluded) to the Black Sox 5-7. Oakland is now 1-2 all-time on Opening Day. The top of the order was hot, with Aukland, Sloboda, Jacobsen, & Antone combining to go 7-14. The rest of the lineup was not, going a 2-23 with 11 strikeouts. Both of those hits came off the bat of Zack Larson. Marc Grenon pitched six solid innings, giving up 1 earned run and had 1.0 WHIP. Despite 2 throwing errors, Oakland's defense was solid, turning 3 double plays.