Game Time: 1:05 ET
Stadium: Nationals Park
1st inning - SB: Ronald Acuna (2nd base off P. Corbin/ K. Ruiz)
9th inning - SB: Sam Hilliard (2nd base off K. Finnegan/ K. Ruiz)
E - Austin Riley (1), Michael Harris (1)
Double Plays - 1 (Arcia to Albies to Olson)
Game Time: 3:7
Umpires: HP-Dan Bellino, 1B-Phil Cuzzi, 2B-Mark Ripperger, 3B-Shane Livensparger
Weather: 45 degrees. Clear
Wind: 8 MPH Out to Right
News From March 30, 2023
Missing at least one start
Atlanta manager Brian Snitker said Thursday that Fried (hamstring) will "definitely" miss his next scheduled start, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.
Steals base to kick off season
Acuna went 2-for-6 and recorded a stolen base in Atlanta's defeat of the Nationals on Thursday.
Likely headed for IL
Fried strained his hamstring during Thursday's game against Washington and will likely spend time on the injured list, Justin Toscano of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Delivers four hits in opener
D'Arnaud went 4-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored in Atlanta's season-opening victory Thursday against the Nationals.
Exits with leg injury
Fried left Thursday's game against the Nationals in the fourth inning due to a left leg injury, Britt Ghiroli of The Athletic reports.
Secures roster spot
Chavez had his contract selected by Atlanta on Thursday.
Getting start in left field
Ozuna is batting sixth and getting the start in left field Opening Day against the Nationals.
Pillar had his contract selected by Atlanta on Thursday.
Cracks Opening Day roster
Hilliard has won a bench role on Atlanta's 26-man roster to begin the season.
Added to big-league roster
Shuster had his contract selected by Atlanta on Thursday.
Officially joins big-league roster
Adrianza had his contract selected by Atlanta on Thursday.
Shifts to 60-day IL
Matzek (elbow) was placed on the 60-day injured list Thursday, retroactive to March 27.
Back on 60-day IL
Ynoa (elbow) was placed on the 60-day injured list Thursday, retroactive to March 27.
Lands on 60-day IL
Allard (oblique) was placed on the 60-day injured list Thursday, retroactive to March 27.
Moves to 15-day IL
Iglesias (shoulder) was placed on the 15-day injured list Thursday, retroactive to March 27.
Headed to Atlanta
Atlanta acquired Lovelady from the Royals on Thursday in exchange for cash considerations. He was then optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett.
Serving as DH in opener
D'Arnaud is in the designated hitter spot and batting eighth for Atlanta on Thursday versus the Nationals, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.
Not in Thursday's lineup
Rosario is on the bench Thursday in Atlanta's opener versus the Nationals, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.
Agrees to three-year extension
Arcia agreed Thursday with Atlanta on a three-year, $7.3 million contract extension with a $2 million club option for 2026, Robert Murray of FanSided.com reports.
Struggles in ninth inning Thursday
Finnegan yielded three runs -- two earned -- in one inning of work Thursday against Atlanta.
Takes loss in opener
Corbin (0-1) took the loss after allowing four runs (two earned) on seven hits over three-plus innings during the season opener against Atlanta on Thursday. He had three strikeouts and three walks.
Added to roster ahead of opener
The Nationals selected Harris' contract Thursday.
Not in Opening Day lineup
Dickerson will be on the bench Opening Day against Atlanta.
Part of Opening Day bullpen
Ramirez will begin the season in the Nationals' bullpen.
Makes Opening Day roster
Vargas will begin the season as the Nationals' primary utility infielder.
Lands on 10-day IL
The Nationals placed Pineda on the 10-day injured list Thursday with a right finger fracture.
Goes on 10-day injured list
The Nationals placed Kieboom on the 10-day injured list Thursday with a right shoulder impingement.
Placed on 60-day IL
The Nationals placed Strasburg (ribs/shoulder) on the 60-day injured list Thursday while he continues to experience symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome.
Officially on 60-day IL
The Nationals placed Rainey (elbow) on the 60-day injured list Thursday.
Handling second base in opener
Garcia is starting at second base and batting seventh for the Nationals on Thursday versus Atlanta, Bobby Blanco of MASNSports.com reports.
Lands on 60-day IL
The Nationals placed Cavalli (elbow) on the 60-day injured list Thursday, Bobby Blanco of MASNSports.com reports.
Placed on 60-day IL
The Nationals placed Arano on the 60-day injured list Thursday with a right shoulder strain, Bobby Blanco of MASNSports.com reports.
Lands bullpen spot
The Nationals selected Banda's contract from Triple-A Rochester on Thursday.
Added to roster
The Nationals selected Chavis' contract from Triple-A Rochester on Thursday.
The Nationals selected Kuhl's contract from Triple-A Rochester on Thursday.