Opening Day is here, Twins in Chicago 31 Mar 14

CHICAGO (AP) — Paul Konerko will likely be watching from the bench for the start of what figures to be his 16th and final opening day with the Chicago White Sox

And the 38-year-old first baseman is comfortable with that decision, which ends a streak of 15 consecutive opening-day starts.

Konerko’s new role is as a right-handed-hitting platoon player at designated hitter. With Minnesota starting right-hander Ricky Nolasco, left-handed-hitting Adam Dunn will start.

First pitch is at 3:10 pm Central Time, hear the game on KARP and KGLB.