CINCINNATI, Ohio (KSDK) – The St. Louis Cardinals take on the Cincinnati Reds at the Great American Ballpark on Monday.

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Fans hope it will be the precursor to another National League-winning season – and players aren't taking those expectations lightly.

NewsChannel 5's Rene Knott was in Cincinnati Sunday, and he spoke to various members of the organization about what opening day means to them. Click each video to hear different takes on opening day and the 2014 season as a whole.

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Adam Wainwright, pitcher

Mike Matheny, manager

Peter Bourjos, outfielder

Kolten Wong, second base

Trevor Rosenthal, pitcher

Seth Maness, pitcher

Yadier Molina, catcher

Matt Adams, first base

Lance Lynn, pitcher

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