After Missouri is honored in the Championship Plate Ceremony, JAL 15 will kick-off with Express vs Fog in the Opening Game.
Express vs Fog will be a rematch of the JAL 14 American Conference Finals, in which the Express won 6-0. Prior to that the Fog won the American Conference regular season.
The complete JAL 15 schedule with match-ups, dates, times and locations comes out tomorrow!
Since the league started making the Opening Game an annual season tradition back in JAL 9 the defending champs (who always get to play in it) surprisingly have a losing record of 1-5. They have also lost in the game for 4 straight seasons.
Here are the past results of the Opening Game, with the defending champs italicized and on top....
Wrecking Crew 9
Bambinos 2 (8 innings)