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Saturday October 16th, 2021 7:39AM

Atlanta seeks to close out Brewers in Game 4

By The Associated Press

The Atlanta Braves will try and close out its NL Division series against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday in Game 4 of their best-of-five series at Truist Park in Marietta.

Milwaukee Brewers (95-67, first in the NL Central) vs. Atlanta Braves (88-73, first in the NL East)

Atlanta; Tuesday, 5:15 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: No starters named

NLDS: Atlanta leads the series 2-1

BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta will look to clinch a series win with a victory over Milwaukee in Game 4 of the NLDS.

The Braves were 42-38 on their home turf in 2021. Atlanta has a team batting average of .202 this postseason, Austin Riley has led them with an average of .333

The Brewers were 50-31 on the road in 2021. Milwaukee has hit one home runs this postseason while posting a slugging percentage of .242, Kolten Wong’s mark of .083 leads the team.

The Braves won the last meeting 3-0. Ian Anderson secured his first victory and Joc Pederson went 1-for-1 with a home run and three RBIs for Atlanta. Adrian Houser took his first loss for Milwaukee.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ozzie Albies leads the Braves with 77 extra base hits and is batting .259.

Eduardo Escobar leads the Brewers with 59 extra base hits and is batting .253.

LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 8-2, .245 batting average, 3.03 ERA, outscored opponents by 19 runs

INJURIES: Braves: Josh Tomlin: (neck), Mike Soroka: (achilles), Grant Dayton: (shoulder), Tucker Davidson: (forearm), Marcell Ozuna: (hand), Adam Duvall: (undisclosed), Ronald Acuna Jr.: (knee).

Brewers: Justin Topa: (elbow), Angel Perdomo: (back), John Curtiss: (elbow), John Axford: (elbow), Mark Mathias: (shoulder).

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