Philadelphia visits Atlanta in division matchup
Atlanta; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta will host Philadelphia in a matchup of division foes.
The Braves are 18-12 against NL East teams. The Atlanta offense has compiled a .264 batting average as a team this season, good for eighth in the MLB. Freddie Freeman leads the team with an average of .312.
The Phillies have gone 21-19 against division opponents. Philadelphia has slugged .421 this season. Jay Bruce leads the team with a mark of .558. This is the first game between these teams in 2019.
TOP PERFORMERS: Freeman leads the Braves with 22 home runs and is slugging .592. Dansby Swanson is 13-for-40 with five doubles, two home runs and nine RBIs over the last 10 games for Atlanta.
LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 6-4, .248 batting average, 4.86 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs
Phillies: 5-5, .263 batting average, 5.26 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs
Braves Injuries: Anthony Swarzak: 10-day IL (right shoulder inflammation), Darren O’Day: 60-day IL (forearm), Kevin Gausman: 10-day IL (foot), Ender Inciarte: 10-day IL (lumbar strain), Ozzie Albies: day-to-day (elbow).
Phillies Injuries: David Robertson: 60-day IL (elbow), Pat Neshek: 10-day IL (hamstring), Jerad Eickhoff: 10-day IL (biceps), Seranthony Dominguez: 10-day IL (elbow), Victor Arano: 60-day IL (elbow), Andrew McCutchen: 60-day IL (knee).