Atlanta Braves (18-13, first in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (13-14, fourth in the NL East)

Philadelphia; Saturday, 1:15 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Atlanta: Josh Tomlin (1-1, 3.93 ERA) Philadelphia: Zach Eflin (1-1, 5.12 ERA)

LINE: Phillies 1; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta's Freeman puts 11-game hit streak on the line against Phillies.

The Phillies are 10-6 against NL East opponents. The Philadelphia offense has compiled a .261 batting average as a team this season, good for fifth in the MLB. Bryce Harper leads the team with a mark of .302.

The Braves are 12-8 against NL East Division opponents. The Atlanta pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 4.20. Max Fried leads the team with a 1.35 earned run average.

TOP PERFORMERS: J.T. Realmuto leads the Phillies with 13 extra base hits and is batting .280.

Dansby Swanson leads the Braves with 38 hits and is batting .306.

INJURIES: Phillies: David Robertson: (elbow), Seranthony Dominguez: (elbow), Jose Alvarez: (undisclosed), Jay Bruce: (quad).

Braves: Jacob Webb: (shoulder), Jeremy Walker: (shoulder), Mike Soroka: (achilles), Phil Pfeifer: (elbow), Cole Hamels: (left arm), Ozzie Albies: (right wrist).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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