The Atlanta Braves emerged victorious in the first Spring Training game on their home field for 2021 by a final score of 6-0 over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday afternoon at CoolToday Park in North Port, FL. Travis d’Arnaud led the charge with a solo home run that got Atlanta on the board in the bottom of the first inning. Ian Anderson was the winning pitcher.
The Braves will host the Baltimore Orioles today. Drew Smyly is expected to make his debut in an Atlanta uniform as the starting pitcher. The first pitch is set for 1:05 pm.
Grapefruit League action will return to the airwaves of WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM during the weekend, courtesy of the Atlanta Braves Radio Network. Tune into WLAQ for every Atlanta Braves game of the 2021 regular season; Opening Day is April 1st!