rain.png
Saturday June 19th, 2021 6:50PM

Ynoa expected to start as Atlanta hosts Philadelphia

By The Associated Press

Philadelphia Phillies (18-16, second in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (16-17, third in the NL East)

Atlanta; Sunday, 7:08 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Aaron Nola (3-1, 2.89 ERA, .96 WHIP, 49 strikeouts) Braves: Huascar Ynoa (3-1, 2.36 ERA, .90 WHIP, 38 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Braves -102, Phillies -114; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies travel to take on the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.

The Braves are 9-9 against opponents from the NL East. Atlanta has slugged .412, good for third in the National League. Ronald Acuna Jr. leads the club with a .652 slugging percentage, including 18 extra-base hits and 10 home runs.

The Phillies are 8-9 against opponents from the NL East. Philadelphia has hit 38 home runs as a team this season. Rhys Hoskins leads them with eight, averaging one every 16.1 at-bats.

The Braves won the last meeting 8-7. Jacob Webb notched his first victory and Pablo Sandoval went 1-for-1 with a home run and two RBIs for Atlanta. Enyel De Los Santos took his first loss for Philadelphia.

TOP PERFORMERS: Austin Riley ranks second on the Braves with 29 hits and has seven RBIs.

Hoskins leads the Phillies with 30 hits and is batting .233.

LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 5-5, .241 batting average, 5.20 ERA, outscored by 11 runs

Phillies: 6-4, .231 batting average, 3.61 ERA, outscored opponents by 12 runs

INJURIES: Braves: Touki Toussaint: (right shoulder), Mike Soroka: (achilles), Chris Martin: (fingers), Ender Inciarte: (hamstring), Guillermo Heredia: (right hamstring), Ronald Acuna Jr.: (finger), Alex Jackson: (left hamstring), Travis d'Arnaud: (left thumb).

Phillies: JoJo Romero: (left elbow), Seranthony Dominguez: (elbow), Archie Bradley: (left oblique), Roman Quinn: (finger), Matt Joyce: (calf), Ronald Torreyes: (undisclosed).

___

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 2021 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Eyeing reelection bid, Macron looks to repair French economy
President Emmanuel Macron’s plans for bringing France out of the pandemic aren’t just about resuscitating long-closed restaurants, boutiques and museums, but about preparing his possible campaign for a second term
2:46AM ( 1 hour ago )
Mitchell goes bogey-free at Quail and leads McIlroy by 2
The atmosphere is back, and so is Rory McIlroy
2:39AM ( 1 hour ago )
Vaccine deserts: Some countries have no COVID-19 jabs at all
While the world's wealthier nations have stockpiled coronavirus vaccines for their citizens, many other poorer countries are still scrambling to secure doses
2:26AM ( 1 hour ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Alvarez adds another title with 8th-round TKO of Saunders
Canelo Alvarez added another title belt in the super middleweight division, handing Billy Joe Saunders his first loss when the English boxer didn’t come out for the ninth round
1:03AM ( 2 hours ago )
LEADING OFF: DeGrom returns from rest, Ynoa's 2-way threat
Mets ace Jacob deGrom plans to return to the rubber after being scratched from his last scheduled start Tuesday with right lat inflammation
12:29AM ( 3 hours ago )
Adrianza, Braves rally for 8-7 win over Phillies in 12th
Ehire Adrianza capped a night full of comebacks for Atlanta with a game-ending RBI single in the 12th inning, helping the Braves stun the Philadelphia Phillies for a chaotic 8-7 victory
12:27AM ( 3 hours ago )
AP Sports
LEADING OFF: Twins' Buxton, Reds' Votto added to IL
Byron Buxton’s breakout season has been put on pause — a disappointing turn for the Minnesota Twins’ oft-injured center fielder
3:07AM ( 1 day ago )
Lindor, Mets rally after dugout dustup; blame vermin debate
Francisco Lindor hit a tying, two-run homer in the seventh inning after an apparently heated exchange with teammate Jeff McNeil in the dugout tunnel, and the New York Mets rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 in 10 innings
2:08AM ( 1 day ago )
Angels snap 5-game skid, blast Dodgers 9-2 in Freeway Series
David Fletcher drove in three runs on three hits, Shohei Ohtani had two RBI doubles and the Los Angeles Angels snapped their five-game losing streak with a 9-2 victory over the slumping Los Angeles Dodgers
1:37AM ( 1 day ago )
AP Online Baseball
With civil rights charges, Justice Dept. signals priorities
The Justice Department is sending a strong signal about its priorities these days
3:57PM ( 11 hours ago )
US pipeline company halts operations after cyberattack
A U.S. energy company says a cyberattack forced it to temporarily halt all operations on a major pipeline that delivers roughly 45% of all fuel consumed on the East Coast
1:00PM ( 14 hours ago )
US pipeline company halts some operations after cyberattack
A company that operates a major U.S. energy pipeline says it was forced to temporarily halt all pipeline operations following a cybersecurity attack
9:58AM ( 17 hours ago )
AP Online - Georgia News
Reds' Wiley has no-hitter thru 6 innings against Indians
Cincinnati’s Wade Miley is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against Cleveland
10:19PM ( 1 day ago )
Trout says he "broke down" over Pujols' departure from Halos
Mike Trout says he broke down when he heard longtime teammate and mentor Albert Pujols was leaving the Los Angeles Angels
10:14PM ( 1 day ago )
Davies, Pederson lead Cubs over Pirates 3-2, 4th win in row
Zach Davies allowed five hits in seven scoreless innings, Rex Brothers got his first save in eight years and the Chicago Cubs held on to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2, extending their winning streak to four
6:38PM ( 1 day ago )
AP Sports - Major League Baseball
Eyeing reelection bid, Macron looks to repair French economy
President Emmanuel Macron’s plans for bringing France out of the pandemic aren’t just about resuscitating long-closed restaurants, boutiques and museums, but about preparing his possible campaign for a second term
2:46AM ( 1 hour ago )
Mitchell goes bogey-free at Quail and leads McIlroy by 2
The atmosphere is back, and so is Rory McIlroy
2:39AM ( 1 hour ago )
Vaccine deserts: Some countries have no COVID-19 jabs at all
While the world's wealthier nations have stockpiled coronavirus vaccines for their citizens, many other poorer countries are still scrambling to secure doses
2:26AM ( 1 hour ago )
China says most rocket debris burned up during reentry
China’s space agency says a core segment of its biggest rocket reentered Earth’s atmosphere above the Maldives and most of it burned up early Sunday
1:27AM ( 2 hours ago )
Vax Live concert raises $302 million, exceeds vaccine goal
The Global Citizen fundraising concert advocating the importance of vaccine equity has pulled in $302 million, exceeding the goal for the organization’s campaign
1:23AM ( 2 hours ago )