• Standing-room only tickets are on sale for the April 1 Opening Day game against the Phillies at Turner Field. The cost is $17 now and $21 the day of the game. Tickets can be purchased at www.braves.com/tickets.
• Braves executive vice president of business operations Mike Plant has been named the interim president of the United States Speedskating federation. Plant, who was a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic speedskating team, will continue his duties with the Braves while also serving in this new role.