Braves look to end slide in matchup with the Phillies

September 24, 2022 GMT

Atlanta Braves (93-58, second in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (83-67, third in the NL East)

Philadelphia; Saturday, 4:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Kyle Wright (19-5, 3.18 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 165 strikeouts); Phillies: Bailey Falter (5-3, 3.68 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 62 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Braves -138, Phillies +116; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Atlanta Braves come into the matchup against the Philadelphia Phillies as losers of three in a row.

Philadelphia has an 83-67 record overall and a 47-32 record in home games. The Phillies have the third-ranked team slugging percentage in the NL at .425.

Atlanta has a 41-32 record in road games and a 93-58 record overall. The Braves have gone 39-23 in games when they did not allow a home run.

Saturday’s game is the 18th meeting between these teams this season. The Braves are ahead 9-8 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: J.T. Realmuto has 24 doubles, five triples, 21 home runs and 81 RBI for the Phillies. Kyle Schwarber is 7-for-39 with three home runs and six RBI over the past 10 games.

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Austin Riley has 38 doubles, two triples and 37 home runs while hitting .282 for the Braves. Dansby Swanson is 8-for-39 with a double and two home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 5-5, .250 batting average, 4.34 ERA, outscored by two runs

Braves: 6-4, .248 batting average, 2.90 ERA, outscored opponents by four runs

INJURIES: Phillies: Edmundo Sosa: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Kent Emanuel: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Mark Appel: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nicholas Castellanos: 10-Day IL (oblique), Simon Muzziotti: 60-Day IL (knee), Corey Knebel: 60-Day IL (lat), Hans Crouse: 60-Day IL (biceps), James McArthur: 60-Day IL (elbow), Damon Jones: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Braves: Ronald Acuna Jr.: day-to-day (back), Spencer Strider: day-to-day (oblique), Ozzie Albies: 10-Day IL (finger), Kirby Yates: 15-Day IL (elbow), Ehire Adrianza: 10-Day IL (quadricep), Darren O’Day: 60-Day IL (calf), Chadwick Tromp: 10-Day IL (quadricep), Adam Duvall: 60-Day IL (wrist), Luke Jackson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Manny Pina: 60-Day IL (wrist)

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