Atlanta Braves pitcher Touki Toussaint gets in some early morning work at spring training in the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, in Lake Buena Vista. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

5 things to know about the Braves on Friday

Here are five things to know about the Braves on Friday:

Toussaint gets first start of season: Righthander Touki Toussaint will make his first start of the season as the Braves face the Indians in Cleveland.

Looking to end drought in Cleveland: The Braves will look to win their first game in Cleveland since Hall of Famer John Smoltz led Atlanta to a 6-2 win in 2007.

Looking to end current drought: After being swept at home by Arizona, Braves hit the road for six games in Ohio (three in Cleveland and three more in Cincinnati.)

Freeman streaking: First baseman Freddie Freeman has reached base safely in all 18 games this season and leads the team with a .324 batting average.

Weekend starters: Following Toussaint on the mound will be Julio Teheran on Saturday (4:10 p.m.) and Max Fried Sunday (7:05 p.m.)

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