In the opening weekend of the 2021 MLB season, the Atlanta Braves got swept in three games by the Philadelphia Phillies (3-0). Atlanta’s record drops to 0-3, and the team now sits three games back at 5th place in the NL East.
Mobile, Alabama native Hank Aaron has passed away at the age of 86 on Friday, according to his daughter. The Major League Baseball Hall of Famer played the majority of his career with the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves and retired with baseball's homerun record. He hit 755 homeruns in his 23 seasons in baseball.