Matt Adams at DH for Atlanta on Opening Day
Atlanta Braves first baseman Matt Adams is starting in the designated hitter spot and batting fifth on Opening Day game versus right-hander Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets.
Adams projects as the Braves' regular DH against right-handers. Austin Riley is on third base and Mike Soroka is on the mound. Here is Atlanta's full Opening Day lineup: Ronald Acuna Jr. RF, Ozzie Albies 2B, Freddie Freeman 1B, Marcell Ozuna LF, Adams DH, Riley 3B, Dansby Swanson SS, Ender Inciarte CF, Alex Jackson C.
Per FanDuel Sportsbook, the Braves are +146 underdogs on Opening Day.
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