Though the MLB season technically opened Sunday night, as the Cardinals beat the Cubs because Chicago sent down Kris Bryant, the Astros will open their season Monday evening in a nationally-televised contest. It will also be the debut of the Astros new TV network for the regular season.
ESPN will show Monday's 6:10 p.m.
Root Sports is the new home for Astros games and the new regional sports network will air all 162 of Houston's games this season. The station already aired both exhibition games from Minute Maid Park last weekend and will feature last year's announcing crew of Bill Brown, Alan Ashby and Geoff Blum.
Dallas Keuchel will pitch for Houston while reigning American League Cy Young winner Corey Kluber will pitch for Cleveland.
The Astros will be off on Tuesday before returning to action against Cleveland on Wednesday. Here's the rest of the series schedule.
7:10 p.m. - HOU's Scott Feldman vs. CLE's Carlos Carrasco
1:10 p.m. - HOU's Asher Wojciechowski vs. CLE's Trevor Bauer