Atlanta Braves (18-14, first in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (14-14, fourth in the NL East)
Philadelphia; Sunday, 7:08 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Atlanta: Huascar Ynoa (0-0, 4.32 ERA) Philadelphia: Jake Arrieta (2-3, 4.32 ERA)
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia heads into the matchup after a strong showing by Zach Eflin. Eflin went seven innings, surrendering one run on four hits with eight strikeouts against Atlanta.
The Phillies are 11-6 against the rest of their division. The Philadelphia offence has compiled a .260 batting average as a team this season, good for sixth in the MLB. Bryce Harper leads the team with a mark of .303.
The Braves are 12-9 against division opponents. Atlanta has slugged .448, good for fourth in the National League. Freddie Freeman leads the team with a .559 slugging percentage, including 17 extra-base hits and five home runs.
TOP PERFORMERS: J.T. Realmuto leads the Phillies with nine home runs and is batting .275.
Dansby Swanson leads the Braves with 39 hits and is batting .307.
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), Adam Duvall: (achilles), Ozzie Albies: (right wrist).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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