fog.png
Friday September 25th, 2020 2:46PM

Atlanta's Freeman puts 10-game hit streak on the line against Orioles

By The Associated Press

Atlanta Braves (29-20, first in the NL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (21-27, fourth in the AL East)

Baltimore; Wednesday, 7:35 p.m. EDT

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

BOTTOM LINE: Freddie Freeman is riding a 10-game hitting streak as Atlanta readies to play Baltimore.

The Orioles are 11-16 on their home turf. Baltimore ranks eighth in the majors in hitting with a .259 batting average, Jose Iglesias leads the club with an average of .374.

The Braves are 14-12 on the road. Atlanta has a collective on-base percentage of .342, good for second in the National League. Freeman leads the club with a mark of .447.

TOP PERFORMERS: Hanser Alberto leads the Orioles with 52 hits and has 15 RBIs.

Freeman leads the Braves with 62 hits and has 46 RBIs.

INJURIES: Orioles: Wade LeBlanc: (elbow), Shawn Armstrong: (hip), Anthony Santander: (right oblique), Trey Mancini: (tumor), Richie Martin: (wrist), Chris Davis: (left knee).

Braves: Jeremy Walker: (shoulder), Mike Soroka: (achilles), Phil Pfeifer: (elbow), Tommy Milone: (left elbow), Cole Hamels: (left arm), Max Fried: (spine).

___

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

  • Associated Categories: Associated Press (AP), AP Sports, AP Online Baseball , AP Online - Georgia News, AP Sports - Major League Baseball
© Copyright 2020 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Yoshihide Suga named Japan's prime minister, succeeding Abe
Japan’s Parliament has elected Yoshihide Suga as prime minister, replacing long-serving leader Shinzo Abe with his right-hand man
3:38AM ( 17 minutes ago )
'Nothing left in the bucket': Wildfire resources run thin
Firefighters battling the West Coast wildfires say this year's blazes are some of the worst they have ever seen
3:27AM ( 28 minutes ago )
Resurgent Sally threatens drenching in Alabama, Florida
The Florida Panhandle and coastal Alabama are taking a pummeling from a resurgent Hurricane Sally as it moves toward the coast
3:24AM ( 32 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
LEADING OFF: M's-Giants shift because of fires, Hamels debut
The Mariners and Giants play at Oracle Park after their two-game series in Seattle was postponed because of poor air quality caused by the West Coast wildfires
2:15AM ( 1 hour ago )
Dunning pitches White Sox past Twins for 6th straight win
Dane Dunning pitched seven effective innings, Luis Robert had a key two-run single and the Chicago White Sox strengthened their hold on the AL Central with a 6-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins
12:44AM ( 3 hours ago )
Isles stay alive: Eberle seals 2-1 2OT win over Lightning
Jordan Eberle scored on a two-on-one break 12:30 into the second overtime and the New York Islanders avoided elimination with a 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final
12:43AM ( 3 hours ago )
AP Sports
World Series at Arlington, first time at one site since 1944
The World Series will be played entirely at the Texas Rangers’ new ballpark in Arlington, Texas, and Major League Baseball hopes fans can attend
5:59PM ( 9 hours ago )
As MLB plays on, the businesses it feeds fight for survival
While the major league baseball season presses on amid the coronavirus pandemic, the ban on fans at games has created a perilous situation for businesses who rely on fans for survival
4:56PM ( 11 hours ago )
LEADING OFF: Blue Jays-Yanks, Padres go for 9th straight
Second place in the AL East is up for grabs when Toronto opens a critical three-game series at Yankee Stadium
3:35AM ( 1 day ago )
AP Online Baseball
The Latest: Sally strengthens to Category 2 hurricane
Sally has restrengthened into a powerful Category 2 hurricane as it veers eastward and crawls toward a potential landfall between the Florida Panhandle and Mobile Bay
1:28AM ( 2 hours ago )
'Huge rainmaker': Hurricane Sally threatens historic floods
Heavy rain and high winds from Hurricane Sally's outer storm bands are pounding the Florida and Alabama coasts
12:36AM ( 3 hours ago )
The Latest: Landfall expected between Panhandle, Mobile Bay
The latest forecast track for Hurricane Sally has the slow-moving storm lumbering toward landfall somewhere between the Florida Panhandle and Mobile Bay in Alabama
11:55PM ( 4 hours ago )
AP Online - Georgia News
Sunday in the parks: The playoffs, NFL, a no-hitter and more
The NFL roared back to life, even if the roar was from fans who weren’t in the stadiums
9:31AM ( 1 day ago )
Top pitching prospects have had their struggles in 2020
Kansas City’s Brady Singer took a no-hitter into the eighth inning Thursday
2:33AM ( 2 days ago )
Betts homers, Dodgers beat Astros 8-1; LA fans still sore
Mookie Betts’ two-run homer highlighted a four-run fifth inning and the Dodgers defeated Houston 8-1 with angry Los Angeles fans letting the Astros have it again
12:00AM ( 2 days ago )
AP Sports - Major League Baseball
Yoshihide Suga named Japan's prime minister, succeeding Abe
Japan’s Parliament has elected Yoshihide Suga as prime minister, replacing long-serving leader Shinzo Abe with his right-hand man
3:38AM ( 17 minutes ago )
'Nothing left in the bucket': Wildfire resources run thin
Firefighters battling the West Coast wildfires say this year's blazes are some of the worst they have ever seen
3:27AM ( 28 minutes ago )
Resurgent Sally threatens drenching in Alabama, Florida
The Florida Panhandle and coastal Alabama are taking a pummeling from a resurgent Hurricane Sally as it moves toward the coast
3:24AM ( 32 minutes ago )
Defending champion Egan Bernal withdraws from Tour de France
Defending Tour de France champion Egan Bernal has pulled out of the race ahead of a mammoth stage in the Alps
3:16AM ( 39 minutes ago )
Country's night to party sobers up amid pandemic
Country music's night to party is sobering up this year
3:15AM ( 41 minutes ago )