The Braves are coming into this game after taking it on the nose from the Phillies in the last series. The Braves, who are now only a half game over the Phillies were only able to win 1 game out of the 3 game set. The Red Sox are the Braves rival on the other side of the league and the Red Sox are sitting 1.5 games over the Yankees. The Red Sox have been winning quite a bit here recently as well.
The Braves are coming into the game with a total of 246 runs being scored and the Braves are hitting at a clip of .264 on the season so far. The Braves on the pitching side of the ball are getting an ERA that sits at 3.47 on the year.
The Red Sox are coming into the game with a total of 261 runs being scored and they are hitting at the best in the league with a .267 average on the season. The Red Sox pitching staff is doing decent with a team ERA that sits at 3.49.
Julio Teheran is the pitcher the Braves are going to send to the mound in this game. Teheran on the year has been able to throw a total of 54 innings while striking out a total of 47 batters while posting a 4-1 record and an ERA that sits at 4.17.
The Red Sox are countering with Eduardo Rodriguez. On the season he has pitched a total of 48 innings while striking out 58 batters. He also has a 4-1 record and a slightly better ERA of 4.13.