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Ten things to know about Braves home opener Friday

The Braves will play their first home game of the season Friday night against the Philadelphia Phillies. It’ll be the first game at Truist Park with fans attending in exactly 18 months. Here are 10 things to know about the home opener, which is scheduled for 7:20 p.m.:

1. Reduced seating capacity

Although fans will be back at the ballpark for the first time since Oct. 9, 2019 – the day the Braves allowed 10 first-inning runs in losing Game 5 of a National League Division Series against St. Louis – they won’t be back in normal numbers.