The Atlanta Braves remain at home on Friday and welcome in the San Diego Padres. The Braves have won two straight games and are the leaders of the NL East. Atlanta is 5-5 over their last ten games and are 39-28 on the season. The Braves are 18-12 on their home field.
Julio Teheran will climb the hill for the Braves on Friday. Teheran is 4-4 on the season through 13 starts. Teheran carries a 4.31 ERA with 56 strikeouts.
The San Diego Padres have also won two straight games heading into Atlanta. The Padres won their last two games in St. Louis and have won 7 of their last 10 games. San Diego is 33-37 on the season and sit at the bottom of the NL West. The Padres are 15-16 on the road.
Clayton Richard will make his 15th start of the season for the Padres. Richard is 5-6 on the season with 88 innings pitched. Richard carries a 4.40 ERA with 71 strikeouts.