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Series preview: Padres host Braves in Petco Park opener

It’s Opening Day in San Diego!

Atlanta Braves v San Diego Padres Photo by Matt Thomas/San Diego Padres/Getty Images

Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres, April 14-17, 2021

Location: Petco Park, San Diego, CA

TV: Bally Sports San Diego


Braves SB Nation Site: Battery Power

The Padres face their first four-game set this weekend against the defending champion Atlanta Braves.

Here’s a look at what we can expect this weekend:

Projected Starters

Thursday, 5:10 p.m. PST

Charlie Morton vs. Joe Musgrove

Friday, 6:40 p.m. PST

Kyle Wright vs. TBD

Saturday, 1:05 p.m. PST

Ian Anderson vs. Nick Martinez

Sunday, 4:08 p.m. PST

Huascar Ynoa vs. Yu Darvish

Projected Lineups


  1. Ozzie Albies, 2B
  2. Matt Olson, 1B
  3. Austin Riley, 3B
  4. Marcell Ozuna, LF
  5. Eddie Rosario, RF
  6. Adam Duvall, CF
  7. Dansby Swanson, SS
  8. Alex Dickerson, DH
  9. Manny Piña, C


  1. Trent Grisham, CF
  2. Manny Machado, 3B
  3. Jake Cronenworth, 2B
  4. Luke Voit, DH
  5. Eric Hosmer, 1B
  6. Jurickson Profar, LF
  7. Wil Myers, RF
  8. Jorge Alfaro, C
  9. CJ Abrams, SS