Originally posted on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 4/5/12
There are dark clouds and silver linings to every game. The dark cloud for the Braves was the fact they opened the 2012 season with only four hits and lost 1-0 to the New York Mets on Thursday. We'll come back to what went wrong for the Braves in a little bit, but right now, we're going to focus on the silver lining. It's the first game of a long season, one that lasts another 161 games and about six months. If you're a Braves fan, you have to be impressed with Tommy Hanson. He missed the last month of last season with a shoulder injury, changed his delivery and then banged his head in a car wreck on the first day of spring training, but was solid in his five innings. The addition of Kris Medlen will be a huge plus for the bullpen. It's tough to believe he missed nearly all of last season coming back from Tommy John surgery after watching the way he pitched in his two innings. Rookie shortstop Tyler Pastornicky hit a hard triple to right center for his first major league ...
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