The Atlanta Braves had Thursday off and will resume their current six-game road trip with a three game interleague set versus the Tampa Bay Rays over the weekend. Charlie Morton will serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta in tonight’s series opener. Tyler Glasnow will head to the mound for Tampa Bay. The first pitch is scheduled for 6:40 pm at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Listen on WLAQ 1410 AM or 96.9 FM; airtime is 5:25 pm from the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.
The National League East-leading Braves hold an MLB-best record of 58-28 for the ’23 regular season. The American League East-leading Rays have the second-best record in the majors at 57-33.
The Braves opened this road trip with a 2-1 series win in Cleveland over the Guardians earlier this week.
This weekend’s series between the Braves and the Rays will be followed by the MLB All-Star Break.