Phillies-Braves kick off '09 baseball season on Sunday, April 5

The world champion Philadelphia Phillies will open the 2009 baseball season at home against the Atlanta Braves on April 5.

The game will be televised on ESPN2, beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

The Phillies won the 2008 World Series title, beating the Tampa Bay Rays in five games.

The rest of the Sunday Night Baseball schedule will be announced later.