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Monday April 19th, 2021 7:47AM

Milone expected to start for Atlanta against Miami

By The Associated Press

Miami Marlins (19-18, third in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (24-18, first in the NL East)

Atlanta; Wednesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Miami: Pablo Lopez (3-3, 3.05 ERA) Atlanta: Tommy Milone (1-4, 5.30 ERA)

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

BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta and Miami will play on Wednesday.

The Braves are 15-13 against the rest of their division. The Atlanta offense has compiled a .263 batting average as a team this season, good for eighth in the MLB. Freddie Freeman leads the team with a mark of .322.

The Marlins are 12-11 in division games. The Miami pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 4.03. Pablo Lopez leads the team with a 3.05 earned run average.

TOP PERFORMERS: Dansby Swanson leads the Braves with 49 hits and has 24 RBIs.

Corey Dickerson leads the Marlins with six home runs home runs and is slugging .416.

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

Marlins: Pat Venditte: (right oblique), Stephen Tarpley: (right oblique), Drew Steckenrider: (elbow), Mike Morin: (elbow), Brian Moran: (knee), Brandon Leibrandt: (left elbow), Elieser Hernandez: (right lat), Magneuris Sierra: (right hamstring), Harold Ramirez: (left hamstring), Logan Forsythe: (oblique), Francisco Cervelli: (concussion).

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

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