1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 - r h e
                    0 0 0
                    0 0 0

VOTE FOR THE PLAYER OF THE GAME
In certain circumstances there may not be relevant player data to calculate a particular stat.

75%

25%

6strikes

2balls

In certain circumstances there may not be relevant player data to calculate a particular stat.

Stat Definition:

A breakdown of where in the strike zone a pitcher records his strike outs.

All visualizations are seen from the pitcher's perspective.

Stat Definition:

Breaks down a pitcher's opposing average, slugging percentage, and home runs surrendered based on pitch type.

In certain circumstances there may not be relevant player data to calculate a particular stat.

Stat Definition:

The likelihood of the next pitch type based on the pitcher's pitch usage, the hitter's strike zone analysis, handedness, pitcher-batter history, the on base configuration, and the count.

In certain circumstances there may not be relevant player data to calculate a particular stat.
Balls
Strikes
Outs

run scored

John Doe

25

commercial

break

Rain

Delay

base

15

steal

in

John Dogget

pitcherchange

John Doe

out

Stat Definition:

A strike zone analysis for a hitter showing his batting average in eight different zones versus the handedness of the current pitcher.

All visualizations are seen from the pitcher's perspective.
In certain circumstances there may not be relevant player data to calculate a particular stat.

Stat Definition:

A hitter's spray chart illustrating where he puts the ball in play.

In certain circumstances there may not be relevant player data to calculate a particular stat.
In certain circumstances there may not be relevant player data to calculate a particular stat.
In certain circumstances there may not be relevant player data to calculate a particular stat.

Stat Definition:

A hitter's scouting report including batting average, slugging, and home runs against the different pitch types used by the current pitcher.

In certain circumstances there may not be relevant player data to calculate a particular stat.

Stat Definition:

Homerun Analysis shows pitch type and pitch location for a batter's recent home-runs. Stats can contain homerun location from the previous season to show trends.

In certain circumstances there may not be relevant player data to calculate a particular stat.

Miami Marlins @ Atlanta Braves

Scheduled Start Time: 7:30 PM ET

Turner Field

(Sports Network) - The Atlanta Braves are on a roll and look to keep their lengthy winning streak intact when they open a nine-game homestand Friday with the first of three straight games versus the Miami Marlins at Turner Field.

The Braves have ripped off 13 wins in a row, their longest winning streak since a 15-game run from April 16-May 2, 2000.

Atlanta has swept St. Louis, Colorado, Philadelphia and Washington during this impressive run and handed the Nationals a 6-3 defeat on Wednesday. Kris Medlen tossed seven innings of three-run ball, David Carpenter hurled a scoreless eighth inning and Craig Kimbrel closed the Nationals out in the ninth for his 36th save.

Justin Upton went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI and his brother, B.J., led the team with four hits.

'This team we have here -- from our starting lineup to our bullpen to our starting pitching -- this is the best team I've played on,' Braves catcher Brian McCann said. 'Everybody is young. This is a team that can do this for a while. This is a fun team.'

The Braves have a commanding 15 1/2-game lead on Washington in the NL East and are closing in on a division title. They have won seven in a row at home and are 38-15 at Turner Field this season.

Brandon Beachy will make his third start of the season for the Braves Friday and has no record and a 9.00 earned run average in his first two starts. Beachy last toed the rubber in Saturday's 5-4 win at Philadelphia and was reached for four runs (3 earned) in 6 1/3 innings.

Beachy has made five career starts against the Marlins, going 2-0 with a 2.94 ERA.

Miami has lost five in a row and was swept in three games by Pittsburgh to open a nine-game road trip.

In a 5-4 loss in 10 innings on Thursday, Christian Yelich finished 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and a pair of runs scored and Placido Polanco added two hits and an RBI in defeat.

Steven Ames was dealt the loss for permitting the go-ahead run to score on a Russell Martin base hit. The Marlins blew a 4-0 lead and starter Jose Fernandez allowed two runs in five innings.

'It was a tough one, for sure, no doubt,' Fernandez said. 'I threw a lot of pitches. I had to do a lot of work out there. I'm trying to be perfect every time out there. I'm trying to. We played a good game. They came out on top, but our team had a chance to win.'

Jacob Turner draws the start for Miami Friday and he is 3-3 with a 2.68 earned run average in 12 starts. Turner is 0-2 in his previous four outings with consecutive no-decisions, including a 4-3 loss to Cleveland on Saturday. The right-hander pitched well and was reached for two runs through six innings.

Turner defeated the Braves on July 10 with seven innings of two-run ball and is 1-1 with a 2.77 ERA in two career starts against them.

The Marlins have lost six of nine meetings with the Braves this season.

About the Game

Box score is unavailable in pre-game
Miami

Marlins

Atlanta

Braves

Miami

Marlins

Atlanta

Braves

Entertainment

GO BACK TO GAMETRAX