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The Atlanta Braves made an unexpected move on Father's Day by designating Charlie Culberson for assignment, which coincided with his father's scheduled first pitch at Truist Park. This last-minute change came as the Braves cleared space for catcher Chadwick Tromp. The Braves sure do know how to ruin a Father's Day for Culberson and his father!
- The Atlanta Braves designated Charlie Culberson for assignment, coinciding with his father's scheduled first pitch on Father's Day.
- Culberson's departure allowed the Braves to make room for catcher Chadwick Tromp.
- Michael Harris II, the father of Braves outfielder Michael Harris II, threw the ceremonial first pitch instead.
- Harris went on to have a remarkable game, going 5 for 5 and contributing to the Braves' 14-6 win.
Another Father Steps Up On Father's Day
Despite the alteration, the father of Braves outfielder Michael Harris II took the mound for the ceremonial first pitch. As fate would have it, Harris went on to have a remarkable performance, going 5 for 5 in the game and contributing to the Braves' 14-6 victory.