Below is an advertisement.
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...

Probable Pitchers

Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Alex Wood, LHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Alex Wood, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Alex Wood, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. PHI hitters
  • x ...loading
    Alex Wood, last 5 years vs. PHI
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Wood has eclipsed the 100-pitch mark in back-to-back starts but managed to give up only three earned runs in 12 innings between the two outings. He has surrendered leadoff homers in the first inning of two of his three starts.

A.J. Burnett, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    A.J. Burnett, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    A.J. Burnett, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. ATL hitters
  • x ...loading
    A.J. Burnett, last 5 years vs. ATL
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Burnett learned Monday he has an inguinal hernia, but he said he plans to pitch with the injury the remainder of the season. He has walked 14 in 16 innings so far, which is a ratio that must improve.

Back To Top

Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

, Citi Field
Aaron Harang, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Aaron Harang, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Aaron Harang, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. NYM hitters
  • x ...loading
    Aaron Harang, last 5 years vs. NYM
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Harang recorded his three quality starts in three tries this season. His two earned runs allowed in his first three starts marks his best start to a season since he did the same thing as a rookie in 2002.

Jon Niese, LHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Jon Niese, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Jon Niese, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. ATL hitters
  • x ...loading
    Jon Niese, last 5 years vs. ATL
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

With a short bullpen, the Mets desperately needed length from Niese on Saturday in Anaheim. He obliged with a remarkably efficient 7 1/3 innings, needing only 96 pitches to record 22 outs.

Back To Top

Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

, Citi Field
Ervin Santana, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Ervin Santana, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Ervin Santana, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. NYM hitters
  • x ...loading
    Ervin Santana, last 5 years vs. NYM
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Santana is coming off consecutive strong starts including six innings of four-hit baseball in which he allowed one run and matched a career-high 11 strikeouts. Santana now has 12 starts in which he has reached double figures.

Bartolo Colon, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Bartolo Colon, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Bartolo Colon, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. ATL hitters
  • x ...loading
    Bartolo Colon, last 5 years vs. ATL
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Colon's last outing was one of the worst of his 17-year career. Four of the 11 hits that Colon gave up went over the fence at Angel Stadium, resulting in nine earned runs. Next up are the Braves, whom Colon shut out over seven innings on April 8.

Back To Top

Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

, Citi Field
David Hale, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    David Hale, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    David Hale, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. NYM hitters
  • x ...loading
    David Hale, last 5 years vs. NYM
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Hale struggled to command his sinker as he allowed four earned runs and lasted just 4 1/3 innings against the Mets on April 10.

Zack Wheeler, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Zack Wheeler, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Zack Wheeler, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. ATL hitters
  • x ...loading
    Zack Wheeler, last 5 years vs. ATL
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Still searching for the efficiency he showed in Spring Training, Wheeler was nonetheless much better last time out in Phoenix, giving up two runs in 6 1/3 innings. He has delivered two quality starts in three tries this season, despite his 4.67 ERA.

Back To Top

Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Tom Koehler, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Tom Koehler, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Tom Koehler, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. ATL hitters
  • x ...loading
    Tom Koehler, last 5 years vs. ATL
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Koehler stepped up and stopped the bleeding, beating the Nationals in his last outing to snap Miami's eight-game losing streak. In seven shutout innings, he allowed one hit. His 112 pitches were one shy of a personal high.

David Hale, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    David Hale, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    David Hale, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. MIA hitters
  • x ...loading
    David Hale, last 5 years vs. MIA
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Hale struggled to command his sinker as he allowed four earned runs and lasted just 4 1/3 innings against the Mets on Thursday. His sinker could prove to be a valuable weapon in the offensive-friendly Citizens Bank Park.

Back To Top