Five things to know

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Credit: Curtis Compton / Curtis.Compton@

Opponent: The Braves start the season today on the road with a six-game trip first in Washington and then in St. Louis. Game time is 1:05 p.m.

TV/radio: The game will be televised on Bally Sports Southeast. It can be heard on 680 AM, 93.7 FM, 1340 AM and 103.7 FM.

Weather: It will be sunny in Washington, D.C., with a low of 35 and a high of 54 degrees.

Pitching matchup: Left-hander Max Fried will start for the Braves, his third straight opening-day assignment. Left-hander Patrick Corbin will start for the Nationals.

Home opener: The Braves will open a seven-game homestand at Truist Park next Thursday against the San Diego Padres.