The Atlanta Braves will host the Washington Nationals tonight. The game is set to start at 7:20 p.m.
When the game starts tonight, Stephen Strasburg will be the first guy on the mound. Strasburg is 11-4 this year with a 3.46 ERA and 144 strikeouts. Strasburg has had crucial success against the Braves this year. In two starts, he has won both games and has a 3.46 ERA and 16 strikeouts against them. First baseman Freddie Freeman has a career .306 average against Strasburg and has 3 home runs with 11 runs batted in.
Kyle Wright will take the mound for the Atlanta Braves. Wright is a right-handed pitcher that has not had much success this year in the majors. Wright has posted an ERA over seven in just a couple of starts this year. He is part of MLB’s top 25 prospects and number 2 for the Braves. Only five players in Washington have ever faced Wright in the show. The only one with a hit is outfielder Victor Robles.