Phillies play the Braves after Vierling's 5-hit game

Atlanta Braves (93-56, second in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (81-67, third in the NL East)

Philadelphia; Thursday, 7:15 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Max Fried (13-6, 2.52 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 159 strikeouts); Phillies: Ranger Suarez (9-5, 3.53 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 118 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Braves -152, Phillies +129; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies take on the Atlanta Braves after Matt Vierling's five-hit game on Wednesday.

Philadelphia has a 45-32 record at home and an 81-67 record overall. The Phillies have hit 191 total home runs to rank sixth in MLB play.

Atlanta has gone 41-30 on the road and 93-56 overall. The Braves have hit 224 total home runs to rank second in MLB play.

The teams meet Thursday for the 16th time this season. The Braves are ahead 9-6 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kyle Schwarber leads the Phillies with 40 home runs while slugging .484. J.T. Realmuto is 12-for-34 with a double, five home runs and eight RBI over the past 10 games.

Austin Riley leads the Braves with 76 extra base hits (37 doubles, two triples and 37 home runs). Michael Harris II is 11-for-37 with two doubles, two home runs and seven RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 5-5, .256 batting average, 5.28 ERA, outscored by six runs

Braves: 6-4, .258 batting average, 2.90 ERA, outscored opponents by 11 runs

INJURIES: Phillies: Brandon Marsh: day-to-day (undisclosed), Edmundo Sosa: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Kent Emanuel: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Mark Appel: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nicholas Castellanos: 10-Day IL (oblique), Simon Muzziotti: 60-Day IL (knee), Corey Knebel: 60-Day IL (lat), Hans Crouse: 60-Day IL (biceps), James McArthur: 60-Day IL (elbow), Damon Jones: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Braves: Spencer Strider: day-to-day (oblique), Ozzie Albies: 10-Day IL (finger), Kirby Yates: 15-Day IL (elbow), Ehire Adrianza: 10-Day IL (quadricep), Darren O'Day: 60-Day IL (calf), Chadwick Tromp: 10-Day IL (quadricep), Adam Duvall: 60-Day IL (wrist), Luke Jackson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Manny Pina: 60-Day IL (wrist)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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