The Atlanta Braves had a scheduled off day on Monday and will be back in action tonight as hosts to the Boston Red Sox in game one of a two-game set at Truist Park. Charlie Morton will be Atlanta’s starting pitcher. Nick Pivetta will head to the mound for Boston. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:20 pm. Listen on WLAQ 1410 AM or 96.9 FM; airtime is 6:05 pm from the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.
The National League East-leading Braves hold a 24-11 record for the 2023 regular season. They are in the midst of a five-game homestand that has so far netted two wins and one loss versus the Baltimore Orioles. The Red Sox are 21-15 and in fourth place of the American League East.
In other news from the Atlanta Braves, catcher Sean Murphy has been named the National League Player of the Week for the first week of May.