Braves put 5-game win streak on the line against Blue Jays
Atlanta; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Wilmer Font (3-3, 4.22 ERA) Braves: Mike Foltynewicz (4-5, 5.59 ERA)
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta enters the matchup as winners of their last five games.
The Braves are 43-27 on their home turf. Atlanta’s team on-base percentage of .333 is seventh in the MLB. Freddie Freeman leads the club with an OBP of .381.
The Blue Jays are 28-42 on the road. The Toronto offense has compiled a .236 batting average as a team this season, last in the majors. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads the team with a mark of .278. The Braves won the last meeting 6-3. Mike Soroka earned his 11th victory and Josh Donaldson went 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs for Atlanta. Jacob Waguespack took his third loss for Toronto.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ronald Acuna Jr. leads the Braves with 159 hits and is batting .284. Donaldson is 8-for-38 with five home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for Atlanta.
LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 8-2, .233 batting average, 2.99 ERA, outscored opponents by 21 runs
Blue Jays: 3-7, .219 batting average, 4.07 ERA, outscored by 13 runs