Atlanta Braves (16-19, third in the NL East) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (22-13, first in the NL Central)
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PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Ian Anderson (3-1, 4.20 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 22 strikeouts); Brewers: Freddy Peralta (2-1, 4.40 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 38 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Brewers -132, Braves +111; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Milwaukee Brewers host the Atlanta Braves trying to extend a three-game home winning streak.
Milwaukee has a 22-13 record overall and a 10-4 record at home. Brewers hitters have a collective .419 slugging percentage to rank third in the majors.
Atlanta has a 16-19 record overall and a 10-11 record in home games. The Braves have an 11-2 record in games when they scored five or more runs.
Monday’s game is the fourth time these teams square off this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Willy Adames leads Milwaukee with nine home runs while slugging .462. Hunter Renfroe is 8-for-37 with four home runs and five RBI over the last 10 games.
Austin Riley is second on the Braves with 16 extra base hits (nine doubles and seven home runs). Dansby Swanson is 8-for-34 with three home runs and eight RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 5-5, .253 batting average, 5.19 ERA, outscored by eight runs
Braves: 5-5, .228 batting average, 4.05 ERA, outscored by two runs
INJURIES: Brewers: Willy Adames: day-to-day (ankle), Andrew McCutchen: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Jake Cousins: 10-Day IL (elbow), Justin Topa: 10-Day IL (elbow)
Braves: Ronald Acuna Jr.: day-to-day (groin), Manny Pina: 10-Day IL (wrist), Eddie Rosario: 10-Day IL (eye), Jay Jackson: 60-Day IL (lat), Luke Jackson: 60-Day IL (undisclosed), Mike Soroka: 60-Day IL (achilles), Kirby Yates: 60-Day IL (elbow)
TOP PHOTO: Milwaukee Brewers’ Christian Yelich (22) runs to score on a single hit by Omar Narvaez during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, May 15, 2022, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.