There is nothing more refreshing than catching a baseball game - it's the quintessential spring and summer experience, especially in a place where it always feels like summer. Get ready for another heart-pumping baseball season with your favorite home team and catch the San Diego Padres Home Opener this year, happening in April. Petco Park has never looked better - especially now that the hometown team, the San Diego Padres, is back in it for another season. The Home Opener will take place against reigning World Series Champions, the San Francisco Giants, at Petco Park on April 9. Over the course of the season, the San Diego Padres will take four American League West trips, host four three-team homestands in September, and offer a few at home interleague series' with the Mariners, Athletics and Rangers. Since offseason hit, the Padres have been in the headlines for all sorts of changes - the 25-man roster has undergone significant transformation with first-year general manager A.J. Preller. For Opening Day, the San Diego Padres are likely to have nearly a dozen of new (and fresh) faces on the field. With this news, there's an entirely new outlook on the SoCal outlet who has been vying for some fresh feet for years. Eager to see how it all pans out this season? Keep your eyes on San Diego Padres Opening Day in Los Angeles for a true kick off to your summer!