Opening Day weather watch: Chilly in Minny

Mar 31, 2013 |
Weather not only plays a huge factor on Opening Day but in nearly every baseball game in April.

Mother Nature is clearly a fan of the long ball because winds are projected to blow out in nearly every outdoor stadium Monday. But bettors beware: cold conditions are expected for many of the season openers.

Here's our weather report for Opening Day:

Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees (-125, 8)


Site: Yankee Stadium

Forecasts are calling for temperatures in the mid-50s and sunny skies. Winds will blow out to center at 18 mph.

Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals (-260, 7)


Site:
Nationals Park

Forecasts are calling for temperatures in the mid-50s and partly cloudy skies. Winds will blow out to right at 15 mph.

San Diego Padres at New York Mets (-140, 7.5)

Site: Citi Field

Forecasts are calling for temperatures in the mid-50s and partly cloudy skies. Winds will blow out to right field at 18 mph.

Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates (-122, 7.5)


Site: PNC Park

Forecasts are calling for cold temperatures in the mid-30s and a 30 percent chance of rain. Winds will blow out to center at 15 mph.

San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers (-159, 6)

Site: Dodger Stadium

Forecasts are projecting temperatures in the mid-60’s and sunny skies. Winds will blow out to right at 12 mph.

Los Angeles Angels at Cincinnati Reds (-114, 7.5)


Site: Great American Ballpark

Forecasts are calling for temperatures in the low-40s and partly cloudy conditions. Winds will blow out to right at 12 mph.

Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins (+176, 7.5)

Site: Target Field

Forecasts are calling for frigid temperatures in the mid-20s and sunny skies. Winds will blow out to left at 14 mph.

Kansas City Royals at Chicago White Sox (-140, 7.5)


Site: U.S. Cellular Field

Forecasts are calling for cool temperatures in the high-20s and partly cloudy skies. Winds will blow out to right at 14 mph.

Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves (-122, 7)


Site: Turner Field

Forecasts are projecting temperatures in the mid-60s and clear skies. Winds will blow in from left at 6 mph.

Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics (-106, 6.5)


Site: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Forecasts are calling for temperatures in the high-50s and clear skies. Winds will blow out to right at 8 mph.

Games being played in venues with a retractable roof are not mentioned.
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