MLB Opening Day: Listen to the New York Yankees vs. the Houston Astros

The game at Minute Maid Park begins March 28 at 4pm ET.

Jackie Kolgraf
March 28, 2024

Framber Valdez Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images | Nestor Cortes Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images

Get ready to dust off your baseball caps and break out the peanuts and Cracker Jacks because MLB Opening Day 2024 is finally here. Today (March 28), the New York Yankees face the Houston Astros in the first of their four-game series, starting at 4pm ET at Minute Maid Park.

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Although the Yankees defeated the Astros in five of their last seven regular-season matchups, Houston did upset New York in the 2017, 2019, and 2022 AL Championship Series.

New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros

How to listen

The Houston Astros home team broadcast can be heard on satellite channel 179 and the SiriusXM app.

The New York Yankees away team broadcast can be heard on the SiriusXM app.

See the full Opening Day broadcast schedule on the MLB section of the SiriusXM app.

Starting lineups

Framber Valdez will start for the Astros while veteran left-hander Nestor Cortes takes the mound for the Yankees in place of Gerrit Cole, who’s out with a spring training elbow injury.


Catcher: Jose Trevino
First base: Anthony Rizzo
Second base: Gleyber Torres
Shortstop: Anthony Volpe
Third base: Oswaldo Cabrera
Outfield: Alex Verdugo (left), Aaron Judge (center), Juan Soto (right)
Designated hitter: Giancarlo Stanton


Catcher: Yainer Diaz
First base: José Abreu
Second base: Jose Altuve
Shortstop: Jeremy Peña
Third base: Alex Bregman
Outfield: Chas McCormick (left), Jake Meyers (center), Kyle Tucker (right)
Designated hitter: Yordan Alvarez