VIDEO ADVISORY: Mets Beat Braves in Spring Training Home Opener at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

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Video feed of new-look Braves provided for select games; Next video scheduled for March 6 against NL East rival Washington Nationals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (March 4, 2015) – The Atlanta Braves began their 2015 spring training game schedule with an 8-2 loss against the New York Mets on Wednesday, March 4 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

Newcomers A.J. Pierzynski (C) and Johnny Gomes (OF) saw their first action in a Braves uniform while All-Star first baseman Freddie Freeman suited up for his sixth Major League spring training at Walt Disney World Resort.

Pierzynski was 1-for-2 with an RBI and Braves starter Wandy Rodriguez, who is fighting for the final spot in the rotation, gave up one run, two hits and walked two in one inning of work. Mets catcher Johnny Monell hit a three-run home run and left fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis went 4-for-4 with an RBI and run scored.

New York Media: College of St. Rose Women’s Choir (Albany, NY) sang the National Anthem before the game. Video of their performance can via the link below and at


Video from three Atlanta Braves spring training games will be provided for media use by Disney Sports this spring. Each video feed will include game highlights and player interviews, and will be made available for download via a Relay link and at The list of games includes:

  Date Time Opponent Relay Link
Wed., March 4 1:05 p.m. New York Mets

Game b-roll and sound

Friday, March 6 1:05 p.m. Washington Nationals Link provided day of game
Friday, March 13 1:05 p.m. Detroit Tigers Link provided day of game


NOTE: Media are allowed to view and shoot workouts, and interview players during designated media interview times. For additional information and to apply for media credentials, please contact Adrienne Midgley in the Braves Media Relations Department at