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Monday June 21st, 2021 11:50AM

Corbin scheduled to start for Nationals at Braves

By The Associated Press

Washington Nationals (14-24, fifth in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (23-16, first in the NL East)

Atlanta; Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Washington: Patrick Corbin (2-3, 3.79 ERA) Atlanta: Josh Tomlin (1-2, 4.37 ERA)

LINE: Braves 1; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Braves are 14-11 against the rest of their division. Atlanta has hit 65 home runs this season, fourth in the majors. Marcell Ozuna leads the club with 12, averaging one every 11.8 at-bats.

The Nationals are 8-14 against the rest of their division. The Washington offense has compiled a .268 batting average as a team this season, good for second in the MLB. Trea Turner leads the team with an average of .368.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ozuna leads the Braves with 12 home runs and has 32 RBIs.

Turner ranks second on the Nationals with nine home runs home runs and is slugging .632.

INJURIES: Braves: Jacob Webb: (shoulder), Jeremy Walker: (shoulder), Mike Soroka: (achilles), Phil Pfeifer: (elbow), Cole Hamels: (left arm), Ozzie Albies: (right wrist).

Nationals: Stephen Strasburg: (hand), Seth Romero: (right hand), Javy Guerra: (hamstring), Sam Freeman: (elbow), Roenis Elias: (elbow), Juan Soto: (elbow), Adam Eaton: (knee), Starlin Castro: (wrist).

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

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