Champion Cards to host Mets in '07 MLB opener

Updated: November 13, 2006, 2:11 PM ET
Associated Press

NAPLES, Fla. -- The World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals will host the New York Mets in the 2007 major-league opener on Sunday night, April 1.

The game, a rematch of this year's NL Championship Series, will be televised nationally by ESPN2 starting at 8:05 p.m. ET, the Cardinals said Monday.

After an off day on April 2, the series concludes with games April 3 and 4.

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