It’s been a long time await but the day is finally here – The 2014 Opening Day of Major League Baseball. Many fans mark this date on their calendar and politely ask their bosses off work. For baseball fans, this is our March Madness!
The Atlanta Braves take on the Milwaukee Brewers at 2:10pm Eastern. Milwaukee gives the ball to Yovani Gallardo for his fifth opening day start while the Braves send Julio Teheran to the mound for this first opening day start.
The roof will be closed for today’s
game with a temperature around 60 degrees.
Atlanta’s Fredi Gonzalez has already sent out the lineup for today’s game.
1. Jason Heyward RF
2. B.J. Upton CF
3. Freddie Freeman 1B
4. Chris Johnson 3B
5. Justin Upton LF
6. Dan Uggla 2B
7. Evan Gattis C
8. Andrelton Simmons SS
9. Julio Teheran P
Milwaukee’s lineup looks like this
1. Carols Gomez CF
2. Jean Segura SS
3. Ryan Braun RF
4. Aramis Ramirez 3B
5. Jonathan Lucroy C
6. Khris Davis LF
7. Lyle Overbay 1B
8. Scooter Gennett 2B
9. Yovani Gallardo
The Braves players woke up this morning, well some weren’t able to sleep, ready for today’s action!
Happy opening day!!!
Opening Day!!!! — Chris Johnson (@C_Johnson28) March 31, 2014
good morning everyone! I’m so excited because today is the opening day! Thanks God I’m Ready to play… #GoBraves
— RamiroPeña (@ramiropena) March 31, 2014
Why did I wake up before my alarm? Oh yeah..it’s opening day!! #GoBraves
— Freddie Freeman (@FreddieFreeman5) March 31, 2014