Marlins look to stop 4-game skid against Braves
Atlanta; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Braves -193; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Miami enters the game as losers of their last four games.
The Braves are 33-21 against the rest of their division. The Atlanta offense has compiled a .263 batting average as a team this season, good for seventh in the league. Freddie Freeman leads the team with an average of .307.
The Marlins are 18-40 against opponents from the NL East. Miami’s team on-base percentage of .295 is last in the National League. Garrett Cooper leads the team with an OBP of .354. The Braves won the last meeting 5-1. Dallas Keuchel earned his fourth victory and Freeman went 3-for-4 with two home runs and four RBIs for Atlanta. Tyler Kinley took his first loss for Miami.
TOP PERFORMERS: Freeman leads the Braves with 63 extra base hits and is slugging .576. Ronald Acuna Jr. is 12-for-39 with a double, five home runs and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games for Atlanta.
LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 7-3, .256 batting average, 4.58 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
Marlins: 2-8, .254 batting average, 7.44 ERA, outscored by 35 runs
Braves Injuries: Jacob Webb: (elbow), Darren O’Day: (forearm), Grant Dayton: (toe), Austin Riley: (knee), Nick Markakis: (wrist), Ender Inciarte: (hamstring), Dansby Swanson: (foot), Brian McCann: (knee).
Marlins Injuries: Jose Urena: (back), Drew Steckenrider: (elbow), Pablo Lopez: (shoulder), Elieser Hernandez: (blister), Tayron Guerrero: (finger), Julian Fernandez: (elbow), JT Riddle: (forearm), Cesar Puello: (hip), Neil Walker: (finger), Miguel Rojas: (hamstring), Chad Wallach: (concussion).