Major League Baseball’s All-Star break is now over! The Atlanta Braves will begin a six-game homestand tonight with the first of three interleague outings versus the Chicago White Sox at Truist Park. Charlie Morton will serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta, while Michael Kopech will head to the mound for Chicago. The first pitch is slated 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 an MLB-best record of 60-29 on the 2023 regular season. The White Sox are 38-54 and next-to-last in the American League Central.
Atlanta’s weekend set with Chicago will be followed by an off-day Monday, then a three-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks at Truist Park next Tuesday night through Thursday.
In other news from the Braves, the team’s 2024 schedule was announced on Thursday. They will open next season in Philadelphia versus the Phillies.