Julio Teheran gets the start as Braves open season at SunTrust Park

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The 2018 Major League Baseball season kicks off Thursday as the Braves host the Philadelphia Phillies at SunTrust Park and Julio Teheran will get the start.

The 27-year-old right-hander will be making his fifth straight opening day start. He is 1-1 with a 1.88 ERA in his first four, including six scoreless innings against the Mets last year. Teheran was 11-13 with a 4.49 ERA in 2017.

There's still plenty of seats available for the game. According to the Braves' website, many of the tickets will cost between $20 to $188. Get Braves ticketsOf course, the game is just one of several things happening near the stadium. A parade will take place through the Battery and Hall-of-Famer Chipper Jones will throw out the first pitch. How to get to SunTrust Park

Braves Projected Starting Lineup:

1. Ender Inciarte, CF2. Ozzie Albies, 2B3. Freddie Freeman, 1B4. Tyler Flowers, C5. Nick Markakis, RF6. Preston Tucker, LF7. Dansby Swanson, SS8. Ryan Flaherty, 3B9. Julio Teheran, P

Weather-wise, we could see some showers but it will be cloudy and breezy for tailgating and the first pitch. The showers and storms could move in near the end of the game.

It will be cloudy & Breezy for tailgating & the first pitch at the #Braves game for #OpeningDay today! Warm w/ temps in the 70s. We could see showers & Storms near the end of the game. @CBS46 #Storms #Baseball #Atlanta pic.twitter.com/aitwKMo1hp— Jennifer Valdez (@ValdezCBS46) March 29, 2018

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