Braves look to end 3-game slide against Arizona
Phoenix; Thursday, 9 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta enters the game as losers of their last three games.
The Diamondbacks are 7-7 in home games. Arizona has slugged .457, good for third in the National League. Christian Walker leads the team with a .576 slugging percentage, including 21 extra-base hits and seven home runs.
The Braves are 8-9 in road games. The Atlanta offense has compiled a .259 batting average as a team this season, good for fourth in the MLB. Nick Markakis leads the team with a mark of .317. This is the first game between these teams in 2019.
Ronald Acuna Jr. leads the Braves with seven home runs home runs and is slugging .488. Markakis is 8-for-32 with a double, two home runs and four RBIs over the last 10 games for Atlanta.
LAST 10 GAMES: Diamondbacks: 5-5, .218 batting average, 4.73 ERA, outscored by 12 runs
Braves: 5-5, .238 batting average, 3.78 ERA, outscored by six runs
Braves Injuries: Arodys Vizcaino: 60-day IL (shoulder), Jonny Venters: 10-day IL (calf), Chad Sobotka: 10-day IL (abdomen), Darren O’Day: 10-day IL (forearm), Max Fried: day-to-day (hand), Jesse Biddle: 10-day IL (thigh/groin).