Preview: Braves @ Phillies


August 10, 2020 6:26 AM

Atlanta Braves (11-6, first in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (4-6, fourth in the NL East)

The Philadelphia Phillies host the Atlanta Braves on Monday.

The Phillies went 36-40 in division games in 2019. Philadelphia pitchers had an ERA of 4.53 last season with a staff WHIP of 1.37.

The Braves finished 46-30 against NL East Division opponents in 2019. Atlanta pitchers had an ERA of 4.19 last year while striking out 8.6 hitters per game.

The teams meet for the third time this year. Atlanta leads the season series 2-1.

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Braves: Sean Newcomb (0-1, 6.57 ERA, 1.46 WHIP, 9 strikeouts) Phillies: Aaron Nola (0-1, 3.97 ERA, .79 WHIP, 19 strikeouts)


Phillies favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs



Phillies: David Robertson: (elbow), Reggie McClain: (shoulder), Seranthony Dominguez: (elbow).

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