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Braves beat Padres 5-2 on opening night at new stadium

On a night of firsts, Ender Inciarte saved the best for last.

Matching his power total for all of last season, Inciarte hit the first homer in baseball's newest stadium to carry the Atlanta Braves to a 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday.


The center fielder also recorded the first out, had the first hit and scored the first run at SunTrust Park , ensuring he'll be the answer to a lot of trivia questions.

"It was a special night for me and for a lot of people," said Inciarte, who was coming off a two-homer game at Miami. "We were really pumped in the dugout. If the fans give us that every day, we'll do a lot of...

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