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Toronto Blue Jays home opener in pictures

The Toronto Blue Jays season opener against the Cleveland Indians at the Rogers Centre in Toronto

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A young fan during the ninth inning of the Toronto Blue Jays losing home opener against the Cleveland Indians at Rogers Centre in Toronto.

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Toronto Blue Jays fans reach for a flying bat during the team's season opener against the Cleveland Indians at the Rogers Centre.

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Pitcher R.A. Dickey throws a pitch during the season at the Jays home opener versus the Cleveland Indians at Rogers Centre.

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Outfielder Jose Bautista grumbles at the umpire after a called third strike during the Toronto Blue Jays home opener against the Cleveland Indians at Rogers Centre in Toronto on April 2, 2013.

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The Toronto Blue Jays fans reach for a foul ball during the team's season opener against the Cleveland Indians at the Rogers Centre.

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The Toronto Blue Jays take the field during the team's season opener against the Cleveland Indians at the Rogers Centre.

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Fans react during the Toronto Blue Jays home opener versus the Cleveland Indians at Rogers Center.

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Fans look on as pitcher R.A. Dickey throws for the Toronto Blue Jays home opener against the Cleveland Indians at Rogers Centre in Toronto.

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Opening ceremonies before the first game pitch to start the Toronto Blue Jays home opener against the Cleveland Indians at Rogers Centre in Toronto.

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Manager John Gibbons blows bubbles with his gum before the start of the Toronto Blue Jays home opener against the Cleveland Indians at Rogers Centre.

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Pitcher R.A. Dickey warms up in left field before his first game pitch to start the Toronto Blue Jays home opener against the Cleveland Indians at Rogers Centre in Toronto.

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Fans during player introductions at the Toronto Blue Jays home opener against the Cleveland Indians at Rogers Centre in Toronto.

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The Blue Jays were out on the field before the gates opened to fans, working out and loosening up ahead of their home opener against the Cleveland Indians at Rogers Centre in Toronto.

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An opening day ticket in a fan's hand at the Rogers Centre before the start of the Toronto Blue Jays home opener against the Cleveland Indians at Rogers Centre in Toronto.

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Craig Grignon, 34, of Barrie, in the foreground, and Warren Baxter, 17, of Oakville, who calls himself a "super fan," are among the many fans at the Rogers Centre anticipating the start of the Toronto Blue Jays home opener against the Cleveland Indians.

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A team of little-league Blue Jays gathers as fans slowly filter into Rogers Centre ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays home opener against the Cleveland Indians at Rogers Centre in Toronto.

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This man smartly wearing a Blue Jays toque was among fans slowly filter into Rogers Centre ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays home opener against the Cleveland Indians.

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Jamie Duguay, of Kitchener, Ont. at the Toronto Blue Jays' opening season game in Toronto.

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Brittany Robson, 22, shows off a Toronto Blue Jays tattoo during the team's season opener against the Cleveland Indians at the Rogers Centre.

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The Blue Jays were out on the field before the gates opened to fans, working out and loosening up ahead of their home opener against the Cleveland Indians at Rogers Centre in Toronto.

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Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion has his feet up while relaxing in the stands pre-game at the Rogers Centre in Toronto April 2, 2013. The Blue Jays were out on the field before the gates opened to fans, working out and loosening up ahead of their home opener against the Cleveland Indian.

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Toronto Blue Jays' infielder Jose Reyes throws around before the team's season opener against the Cleveland Indians at the Rogers Centre in Toronto Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

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Arguably one of the greatest Blue Jays of all time, and a World Series team member, Joe Carter, was out on the field before game time.

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A bat belonging to Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Rajai Davis sits on the field The Blue Jays were out on the field before the gates opened to fans, working out and loosening up ahead of their home opener against the Cleveland Indians.

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The Toronto Blue Jays' infielder Jose Reyes is seen before the team's season opener against the Cleveland Indians at the Rogers Centre in Toronto.

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The Toronto Blue Jays take the field during the team's season opener against the Cleveland Indians at the Rogers Centre in Toronto.

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The Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista is seen before the team's season opener against the Cleveland Indians at the Rogers Centre in Toronto.

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