Braves to make debut at SunTrust Park on April 14, 2017

braves-sun-trust-park

ATLANTA (AP) – The Atlanta Braves will play their first eight games on the road next season before making their debut of SunTrust Park on April 14.

The commissioner’s office released the 2017 schedule Wednesday.

The Braves will take on the New York Yankees in an exhibition game at their new 41,500-seat stadium on March 31, the last contest of spring training. Only season-ticket holders will be able to attend.

Atlanta will open the regular season April 3 with the first of three games at the New York Mets, followed by a three-game series at Pittsburgh and a two-game set at Miami.

Then, after an off day, Atlanta will face San Diego in the home opener.,

The team is moving to the suburbs after 20 years at Turner Field in downtown Atlanta.

(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s