The Braves start a 4-game series against the Giants

San Francisco Giants (37-28, third in NL West) vs. Atlanta Braves (38-29, second in NL East)

Atlanta; Monday, 7:20 p.m. EDT

LIKELY TO PITCH: Giants: Logan Webb (6-2, 3.43 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 68 strikeouts); Braves: Max Fried (7-2, 2.90 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 75 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Braves -152, Giants +130; over/under is 8 points

BOTTOM LINE: The Atlanta Braves host the San Francisco Giants on Monday to begin a four-game series.

Atlanta is 20-14 at home and 38-29 overall. The Braves are 22-6 in games when they hit at least two homers.

San Francisco is 37-28 overall and 18-14 on the road. The Giants are 18-3 in games when they hit two or more home runs.

Monday’s game is the first time these teams have faced each other this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Dansby Swanson is batting .290 to rank third on the Braves, and has 13 doubles, one triple and nine homers. Michael Harris II is 14 for 37 with three home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games.

Wilmer Flores has 12 doubles, eight home runs and 35 RBIs for the Giants. Thairo Estrada is 7 for 33 with a triple, two home runs and four RBIs in the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 8-2, .259 batting average, 2.86 ERA, beat opponents by 30 runs

Giants: 7-3, .209 batting average, 1.92 ERA, outscored opponents by 14 points

INJURIES: Braves: Luke Jackson: 60-day HE (elbow), Ozzie Albies: 60-day HE (foot), Eddie Rosario: 60-day HE (eye), Manny Pina: 60-day HE (wrist), Tyler Matzek : IL 15 days (shoulder), Jay Jackson: IL 60 days (lat), Mike Soroka: IL 60 days (achilles), Kirby Yates: IL 60 days (elbow)

Giants: LaMonte Wade Jr: 10 day IL (knee), Jakob Junis: 15 day IL (groin), Anthony DeSclafani: 60 day IL (ankle), Steven Duggar: 60 day IL (oblique), Matthew Boyd: 60 day IL (elbow)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data write and data from sports radar.


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