Braves take on the Athletic after Grissom’s 4-hit game
Atlanta Braves (85-51, first in NL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (50-86, fifth in AL West)
Oakland, California; Wednesday, 3:37 p.m. EDT
LIKELY PITCHING: Braves: Spencer Strider (9-4, 2.67 ERA, .98 WHIP, 174 strikeouts); Athletics: Ken Waldichuk (0-0, 1.93 ERA, 1.93 WHIP, six strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTS LINES LINE: Braves -240, Athletics +197; over/under is 8 points
BOTTOM LINE: The Atlanta Braves take on the Oakland Athletics after Vaughn Grissom’s four-hit game on Tuesday.
Oakland is 22-45 at home and 50-86 overall. The Athletics are 12-22 in games decided by one point.
Atlanta is 85-51 overall and 38-26 in road games. The Braves are 66-19 in games when recording eight or more hits.
The teams play Wednesday for the fourth time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Sean Murphy has 30 doubles, one triple and 18 home runs for the track and field. Seth Brown is 10 for 38 with one brace, three home runs and four RBIs in the last 10 games.
Dansby Swanson has 30 doubles, a triple and 17 home runs for the Braves. Austin Riley is 12 for 36 with two doubles and four homers in the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Athletics: 4-6, .240 batting average, 4.15 ERA, outscored by five runs
Braves: 7-3, .278 batting average, 2.97 ERA, outscored opponents by 21 runs
INJURIES: Athletics: Adam Oller: IL 15 days (ribs), Zach Jackson: IL 15 days (shoulder), Dany Jimenez: IL 60 days (shoulder), Skye Bolt: IL 10 days (knee), Paul Blackburn: IL 60 days (finger), Daulton Jefferies: IL 60 days (arm), Deolis Guerra: IL 60 days (elbow), Brent Honeywell Jr.: IL 60 days (elbow)
Braves: Darren O’Day: 60 Day IL (Calf), Chadwick Tromp: 10 Day IL (Quads), Adam Duvall: 60 Day IL (Wrist), Luke Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ozzie Albies: 60 Day IL (foot), Manny Pina: IL 60 days (wrist)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
This story was originally published September 7, 2022 03:01.