Thursday March 28th is the earliest Opening Day in Major League baseball history.  Which is really incredible because the MLB broke a record for most cancelled games due to weather in the month of April in 2018.

But there are many, many places in the Quad Cities that want to keep you warm inside and give you the best specials to cheer on your favorite professional baseball team.

  • BARREL HOUSE - 1/2 price martinis, including the "Cubbie Martini" and 1/2 price bottles of wine.
  • CADDY'S - $2.50 domestic bottles, $2 Old Style cans and $3 cooler shots. Also featuring $7.99 nachos, tatchos and pretzels
  • DAM VIEW INN - $2 Old Style cans, $3 Menthol shots, $4 Cubby Bombs and $5 Harry Caray's (Bud + Jack Daniels)
  • ELEVEN17 - "The Best House Party in the Village" will  have $3 YOU-CALL-ITS from open until 8:00 PM and FREE shots at 11:17 PM
  • FRICK'S TAP - $2 domestic TALL boys, $3 cooler shots and $4 burger baskets during Cubs game
  • FRONT STREET BREWERY - $1 OFF Raging River drafts.  Tapping "Old Ball Game Firkin" on Friday at Front Street Brewery Taproom
  • HARRINGTON'S PUB - $3.50 craft cans & bottles and $2.50 wells and domestic bottles
  • JACK'S LST - $3 16oz drafts and $1 ballpark style hot dogs during Cubs game
  • THE MOUND - $2 Old Style cans, $3 Menthol shots and $4 Cubby Bombs
  • PINTS - $3 Craft drafts and $3 Bud Light 20oz drafts
  • PUB 1848 - Ballpark nachos, $2.50 Busch Lights & 3.00 Western Son Vodka Specials.
  • VAN'S PIZZA, PUB AND GRILL - $3 16oz cans, $3 Menthol shots, $4 Cubby Bombs &  $4 Boms. $1 OFF Italian Beef sandwiches and $1 OFF McGuire's Nachos.  ALL specials are during Cubs, Cards and White Sox games

Here is a list of ALL the MLB games that will be played on Thursday.  DirecTV has FREE MLB Package for the first TWO weeks of the season:

Matchup Time (CT) TV channel
New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals 12:05 p.m. 724
Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees 12:05 p.m. ESPN
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers 1:10 p.m. 669
Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies 2:05 p.m. 728
Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays 2:37 p.m. 729
Houston Astros vs. Tampa Bay Rays 3 p.m. 732
Chicago Cubs vs. Texas Rangers 3:05 p.m. WGN 8.3
Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics 3:07 p.m. 736
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds 3:10 p.m. 746
Colorado Rockies vs. Miami Marlins 3:10 p.m. 744
Cleveland Indians vs. Minnesota Twins 3:10 p.m. 668
San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres 3:10 p.m. 740
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Los Angeles Dodgers 3:10 p.m. ESPN
Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals 3:15 p.m. 665
Boston Red Sox vs. Seattle Mariners 6:08 p.m. ESPN

Remember that you can listen to ALL of the Chicago Cubs games on ESPN 93.5 FM KJOC

PLAY BALL!!!!