ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 25: Left fielder Matt Kemp #27 of the Atlanta Braves gestures after hitting a home run in the first inning during the game against the Colorado Rockies at SunTrust Park on August 25, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)
Photo: Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images
Photo: Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images

VIDEO: Watch Matt Kemps’ two-run home run against the Rangers

Left fielder Matt Kemp started the Atlanta Braves' doubleheader against the Texas Rangers with a bang.

With two outs in the bottom of the first inning, Kemp hit a two-run home run to deep left field, scoring Freddie Freeman.

Kemp’s home run— his 17th of the season— put the Braves up, 2-1.

The Braves and Rangers were rained out on Tuesday night, creating the double header on Wednesday.

The Braves and Rangers play the second of Wednesday’s two games at 7:35 p.m. from SunTrust Park.

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