Brandon Phillips and Adonis Garcia gave the Braves the lead with back-to-back home runs, giving Atlanta a 4-2 advantage.
A sellout crowd will be watching when the Braves play their first regular-season game in SunTrust Park against San Diego on Friday night.
After a woeful start to the 2017 season, the Atlanta Braves have awakened and at least part of that rebound is due to the presence of the San Diego Padres.
Although Weaver has never faced Atlanta, two Braves have plenty of experience against him.
Julio Teheran will do the honor of starting SunTrust Park's first official game Friday night against the Padres. Cahill, who went 0-3 in 15 appearances with a 7.52 ERA for Atlanta in 2015, is 0-3 with an 8.47 ERA in five career games (three starts) and six homers allowed in 17 innings against the Braves. Freddie Freeman led the way heading into the weekend with 13 hits and seven runs, while Nick Markakis had logged 10 hits, five runs and five RBI in that span. Freeman and Markakis combined for two hits and one RBI on Saturday. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Former AtlantaBraveHank Aaron, center, throws out the ceremonial first pitch to former manager Bobby Cox as Chairman and CEO Terry McGuirk, right, looks on before a baseball game between the Braves and the San Diego Padres in Atlanta, Friday, April 14, 2017. During the second half of 2016, the Braves ranked fifth in the majors in runs per game (4.75), fourth in weighted on-base average (.339) and posted the ninth-lowest team strikeout rate (19.7 percent of their trips to the plate).
Tailgaters gathered to play games and enjoy food and beverages several hours before the first pitch. In short, Garcia needs to be better and San Diego's relatively impotent offense could be a cure.
The AtlantaBraves' new stadium is ready for its first real unveiling. The game kicks off at 7:30 PM EST in SunTrust Park, Atlanta.
The Braves see the complex as a place fans can be entertained before and after games.
Chisenhall returns from DL • The Cleveland Indians have activated outfielder Lonnie Chisenhall from the 10-day disabled list and optioned outfielder Tyler Naquin to Triple-A Columbus.
Chapman allowed a two-out walk to Randal Grichuk and a double to pinch-hitter Jose Martinez before Dexter Fowler - the closer's teammate on the World Series champion Cubs past year - grounded out to second to end it. Chapman got his third save on the season.
"The thing was dancing around pretty good", Braves manager Brian Snitker said.
The homers by Renfroe and Hedges in the second inning were the first time the Padres went back-to-back this season and came after Dickey retired the first four batters. Kershaw (1-1, 3.46 ERA) and Los Angeles take on the Diamondbacks and Greinke (1-0, 2.31) in a four-game set.
The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that one of the top power-hitting prospects in baseball will be making his way to the majors. In Triple-A and obviously up here, the ball moves and it's not going to be a straight heater all the time.
Most of the surprises as fun, but Polygon has discovered a pretty weird restriction when playing the game in Wireless Play mode. If you capture the enemy team, you win - while the "robber" team races to open cells that will free captured drivers.
Lawyers for the state said the inmates scheduled for execution filed an "avalanche" of lawsuits in hopes to stay their executions. Both men were served last meals on Monday afternoon, Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves said.
Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), who recently met with HRC's Global Innovative Advocacy Summit , led the letter along with Rep. Gay men who were rescued by the network said they didn't believe them at first and thought it was another trap.
Scotland will pay a "heavier price" if more Tory MPs are returned to Westminster in June, according to Nicola Sturgeon. Scottish Labour's James Kelly said: "Nicola Sturgeon is attempting to pull the wool over voters' eyes".
While one fan told how the update had come in the "nick of time", explaining: "Having major Animal Adventure Park withdrawals". Until then, people can still submit name suggestions for the next few days before round two of voting begins.
The report noted that New Orleans likes this year's deep and loaded draft class too much to give up one of their picks. Butler can skip the offseason program, including next month's OTAs, but those are voluntary anyway.
The weight of the NASCAR world was thrown onto the young driver in 2001 when his father was tragically killed in the Daytona 500. Hendrick Motorsports announced Tuesday morning that Dale Earnhardt Jr . will retire from NASCAR at the end of the 2017 season.
LVMH already owns Parfums Christian Dior , while Christian Dior Couture was controlled by the family-owned Groupe Arnault. The deal reshuffles LVMH's complex corporate relationship with Christian Dior and the Arnault family.
The inaugural NBA Awards on TNT will take place on Monday, June 26, at Basketball City at New York City's Pier 36 at 9 p.m. Rapper Drake has been announced as the host of the first-ever NBA Awards on TNT .
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Adults would be able to have up to 30 grams of legal marijuana in public and be permitted to grow up to four plants per household. It has allowed criminals and organized crime to profit, while failing to keep cannabis out of the hands of Canadian youth.
Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush win auction for Miami Marlins
When Jeter, who lives in Tampa, retired after the 2014 season, he expressed interest in owning a baseball franchise. A source told the Herald that Bush would be the "control person", and would have ultimate control of the franchise.
Eric Thames bashes his way into Brewers' record book
It was Blackmon's sixth homer of the season and followed a pinch-hit double from Pat Valaika - his first hit of the season. Orlando Arcia's 42-game errorless streak came to an end when the Brewers shortstop committed two errors on Monday night.
Trump tax plan will sharply slash corporate tax rates
That means Democrats would have to support it, and Republicans and Democrats have major differences when it comes to tax reform. A new congressional estimate could upend President Donald Trump's tax plan even before he releases it.
Chernova loses Beijing bronze for doping
The second Russian to be disqualified on Monday was 400m runner Maksim Dyldin, who failed to medal at the 2012 Games in London. On Monday, nearly nine years after the Beijing Games, she got a call to tell her that she had been upgraded to a bronze medal.
Jurassic World 2 Adds Jeff Goldblum
The as-yet-untitled Jurassic World sequel - the fifth instalment in the franchise - is due to be released in June 2018. Goldblum will be joining Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard in the now filming yet-to-be-officially-titled sequel.
10, including six children, killed in Kurram Agency blast
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Johnson scores 28, Jazz beat Clippers 105-98 to even series
The Clippers led by seven with seven minutes to go as Chris Paul took control. (Johnson) made tough shots on our best defender. Joe Ingles came up big for the Utah Jazz as they defeated the LA Clippers 105-98 and levelled the series at two games apiece.
MK vets say MPs won't vote against Zuma
Mbete insisted earlier on Wednesday that the rules of the National Assembly did not give her the authority to withdraw the motion. The applicant (UDM) further asserts that the absence of a secret ballot undermines the goal of the no confidence motion.
Amber Heard gets 'cheeky' with Elon Musk
Now that Heard and Musk are officially the couple of the summer, perhaps a cute couple nickname will be bestowed upon them. Heard, 31 and Musk 45, were first linked together in July amid The Danish Girl star's divorce from Johnny Depp.