Washington Nationals (8-12, fifth in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (14-10, first in the NL East)
Atlanta; Tuesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Austin Voth (0-2, 3.21 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 9 strikeouts) Braves: Josh Tomlin (1-0, 1.59 ERA, .71 WHIP, 16 strikeouts)
LINE: Braves favoured by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 10 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Nationals face the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday.
The Braves went 46-30 in division games in 2019. Atlanta hit .258 as a team last season and averaged 3.4 extra base hits per game.
The Nationals finished 44-32 against NL East Division opponents in 2019. Washington pitchers had an ERA of 4.27 last season while striking out 9.3 hitters per game.
The teams meet for the first time this year. Atlanta leads the season series 1-0.
INJURIES: Braves: Jacob Webb: (shoulder), Jeremy Walker: (shoulder), Mike Soroka: (achilles), Will Smith: (neck), Phil Pfeifer: (elbow), Chris Martin: (esophagus), Cole Hamels: (left arm), Ronald Acuna Jr.: (wrist), Ozzie Albies: (right wrist).
Nationals: Stephen Strasburg: (hand), Sam Freeman: (elbow), Roenis Elias: (elbow), Sean Doolittle: (right knee), Howie Kendrick: (hamstring), Starlin Castro: (wrist).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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