PHILADELPHIA - The Oakland Athletics and Philadelphia Phillies will square off for an opening day at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. The Athletics have won the last three meetings between these two teams but have been without their star players this offseason. Meanwhile, the Phillies have added power to their lineup, making them a dangerous opponent. This matchup will be exciting, so don't miss out on it!

MLB 2022 Opening Day

It is almost time for the Oakland Athletics and Philadelphia Phillies to meet on Opening Day at Citizens Bank Park 2022. The Athletics play in a competitive division, while the Phillies compete in the tough NL East. Both teams will have to give their all to win. The Athletics will be the underdogs, and the Phillies will look to take the series. Read on to learn what to expect on Opening Day.

The Match-up: Oakland Athletics vs. Philadelphia Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies will take on the Oakland Athletics on Opening Day at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. The Oakland team is in a rebuilding phase after losing several key players in the offseason. On the other hand, the Philadelphia team has added power to an already exciting lineup.

Aaron Nola will start the Opening Day game for the Philadelphia Phillies on April 8 against the Oakland Athletics. Nola will get the start against the A's. One of baseball's most feared offenses. Nola will make his fifth straight Opening Day start. Only Steve Carlton has made more Opening Day starts, with 10 in a row from 1977 to 1986.

While the Athletics have made three straight postseason appearances, the Oakland ownership has torn down the franchise. They're unlikely to repeat that success, and the Phillies are trying to end their long playoff drought. Aaron Nola will start the game for Philadelphia, and Frankie Montas will be his counterpart. Read the full schedule and find out how to watch the game live.

New Concession Items for 2022

The Philadelphia Phillies will open the 2022 season on Friday, April 8, when they take on the Oakland Athletics. The team has introduced a lineup of new food items in a rare move, including an Impossible Cheesesteak. Also making its debut on Opening Day will be Manco & Manco Pizza, a celebrated Ocean City boardwalk pizzeria with roots dating back to 1956.

Fans will also have a chance to try a new chicken sandwich, Colbie's Southern Kissed Chicken, a Mount Holly-based restaurant founded by former Phillies pitcher Ryan Howard. These are just a few of the new food items introduced by the Philadelphia Phillies in partnership with restauranteur Stephen Starr.

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