With large crowds expected, fans heading out to Turner Field for the Home Opener are encouraged to arrive early. Fans should plan in advance and factor travel time, parking and security into their arrival time in order to be seated by 6:45 p.m. for the special pregame ceremony.
The Atlanta Braves kick off their 2015 campaign today in Miami, and return to Atlanta this Friday, April 10, for the Home Opener. Below are a list of upgrades and enhancements fans will find at Turner Field this season.
The Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres completed a six-player trade this afternoon, as Atlanta acquired outfielders Cameron Maybin and Carlos Quentin, as well as minor-league outfielder Jordan Paroubeck, minor-league right-handed pitcher Matt Wisler and the Padres' competitive balance pick (41st overall selection) in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft, in exchange for outfielder Melvin Upton, Jr., and right-handed pitcher Craig Kimbrel.
The Atlanta Braves and Arizona Diamondbacks completed a two-player trade late tonight, as Atlanta acquired right-handed pitcher Trevor Cahill and cash considerations in exchange for minor-league outfielder Josh Elander.
The Atlanta Braves made two spring roster moves today, as right-handed pitcher Brandon Cunniff was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett and outfielder Joe Benson was added to the Non-Roster Invitation list for the remainder of Major League camp.