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

Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright talked about starting on opening day.

Starting pitcher Adam Wainwright spoke to NewsChannel 5's Rene Knott the night before Opening Day 2014.

Mike Matheny, manager

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny discusses his opening day roster.

Peter Bourjos, outfielder

Outfielder Peter Bourjos talks about first game as a Cardinal.

Kolten Wong, second base

Second baseman Kolten Wong talks about starting on opening day.

Trevor Rosenthal, pitcher

Pitcher Trevor Rosenthal talks about what he thinks the team needs to do to excel in 2014.

Seth Maness, pitcher

Rene Knott caught up with Cardinals pitcher Seth Maness.

Yadier Molina, catcher

Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina talks about managing expectations for 2014.

Matt Adams, first base

Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams talks about his first opening day in Cincinnati.

Lance Lynn, pitcher

Lance Lynn on opening day.

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