So now that masks mandates have been lifted and places are starting to operate at 100% capacity again, how will things look for the Texas Rangers opening day?

There are multiple reports of the Texas Rangers planning to open Globe Life Field at 100% capacity for their home opener against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 5.

According to a reporter for The Athletic, masks will still be required, tailgating will not be allowed, and there are plans to make socially distanced sections available.

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Levi Weaver, who covers the Texas Rangers for The Athletic, posted on his Twitter page that face masks will be required and no tailgating will be allowed.

As a baseball fan, this is great news. I have no problem wearing a mask and following all protocols for a chance to spend a day or night at the ol' ball yard. The sound of the ball hitting the leather of a glove and the crack of the bat are things I've been waiting a long time for, and it looks like it'll happen soon.

The Texas Rangers open the season April 1 in Kansas City, with the home opener scheduled for Monday, April 5 with the Toronto Blue Jays in town. First pitch is at 3:05pm.

Go Rangers!

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