Atlanta Braves look for series sweep Thursday over Marlins

Miami Marlins v Atlanta Braves
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After taking each of the first three games from Monday to Wednesday, the Atlanta Braves look for the four-game series sweep over the Miami Marlins on Thursday afternoon. Here is everything you need to know going into today's matchup at Truist Park.

Atlanta Braves look for series sweep Thursday over Marlins

Game Information

  • Who: Atlanta Braves (17-8 overall, first in NL East) vs Miami Marlins (12-13 overall, third in NL East)
  • When: Thursday, April 27 at 12:20 PM ET on Bally Sports South/MLB Network
  • Where: Truist Park, Atlanta, GA

Probable Starters

  • ATL: RHP Kyle Wright (0-1, 5.93 ERA, 11:8 K:BB across 13.2 IP)
  • MIA: LHP Braxton Garrett (1-0, 2.84 ERA, 16:3 K:BB across 19 IP)

Names To Know

  • ATL: OF Ronald Acuña Jr. (.364/.442/.545, 3 HR, 11 RBI, 13 SB), C Sean Murphy (.275/.419/.638, 6 HR, 16 RBI), OF Sam Hilliard (.327/.400/.592, 3 HR, 6 RBI, 4 SB), 2B Ozzie Albies (.263/.297/.526, 7 HR, 23 RBI), 1B Matt Olson (.261/.382/.543, 6 HR, 20 RBI)
  • MIA: 2B Luis Arraez (.444/.506/.583, 9 RBI), RHP Dylan Floro (1-0, 0.00 ERA, 10:2 K:BB), LHP AJ Puk (1-0, 1.00 ERA, 9:2 K:BB), OF Jorge Soler (.253/.337/.544, 5 HR, 10 RBI), 1B Yuli Gurriel (.293/.341/.463, 2 HR, 4 RBI)

Game Notes

  • This is the sixth-career start for Kyle Wright (ATL) against the Marlins, with the right-hander holding a career 3.75 ERA and 26:13 K:BB ratio across 24 IP so far.
  • Braxton Garrett (MIA) owns a 3.29 ERA across 13.2 IP against the Braves for his career so far, but has struggled with walks across those three starts, owning a combined 11:14 K:BB ratio.
  • The Atlanta Braves have won nine of the last 12 games against the Miami Marlins inside Truist Park, which dates back to the start of the 2022 season.

Game Prediction: Atlanta Braves 4, Miami Marlins 2