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COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY KEVORK DJANSEZIAN/AP Stars and Flights Three F/A-18 Hornets perform a flyover after the Angels and theRangers were introduced on Opening Day at Edison Field on Sunday.Texas won the first game of the season 6-3.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY ROBERTO BOREA/AP Snow Job Though seemingly mesmerized by the weather conditions at CamdenYards on Monday, Ellis Burks of the Cleveland Indians connectsfor a fly ball that Baltimore Orioles rightfielder Jay Gibbonslost in the flakes. Burks was credited with an RBI single, andthe game was immediately halted for 13 minutes until the snowshower passed. The Orioles finally won the game 6-5 in the 13thinning.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY AARON HARRIS/AP Bronx Bummer New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter writhes in pain after aviolent collision at third base with Toronto Blue Jays catcherKen Huckaby at the SkyDome on Monday. Jeter was going from firstto third on an infield out and slid headfirst. Huckaby, racing tocover the bag, took the throw from first base and unintentionallyslammed into Jeter with his knee. Jeter suffered a dislocatedleft shoulder. The Yankees won the game 8-4.