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Saturday November 26th, 2022 6:45PM

Braves take on the Athletics after Grissom's 4-hit game

By The Associated Press

Atlanta Braves (85-51, first in the NL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (50-86, fifth in the AL West)

Oakland, California; Wednesday, 3:37 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Spencer Strider (9-4, 2.67 ERA, .98 WHIP, 174 strikeouts); Athletics: Ken Waldichuk (0-0, 1.93 ERA, 1.93 WHIP, six strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Braves -240, Athletics +197; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Atlanta Braves play the Oakland Athletics after Vaughn Grissom's four-hit game on Tuesday.

Oakland has a 22-45 record at home and a 50-86 record overall. The Athletics are 12-22 in games decided by one run.

Atlanta is 85-51 overall and 38-26 in road games. The Braves have a 66-19 record in games when they record eight or more hits.

The teams play Wednesday for the fourth time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Sean Murphy has 30 doubles, a triple and 18 home runs for the Athletics. Seth Brown is 10-for-38 with a double, three home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.

Dansby Swanson has 30 doubles, a triple and 17 home runs for the Braves. Austin Riley is 12-for-36 with two doubles and four home runs over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Athletics: 4-6, .240 batting average, 4.15 ERA, outscored by five runs

Braves: 7-3, .278 batting average, 2.97 ERA, outscored opponents by 21 runs

INJURIES: Athletics: Adam Oller: 15-Day IL (rib), Zach Jackson: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Dany Jimenez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Skye Bolt: 10-Day IL (knee), Paul Blackburn: 60-Day IL (finger), Daulton Jefferies: 60-Day IL (arm), Deolis Guerra: 60-Day IL (elbow), Brent Honeywell Jr.: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Braves: Darren O'Day: 60-Day IL (calf), Chadwick Tromp: 10-Day IL (quadricep), Adam Duvall: 60-Day IL (wrist), Luke Jackson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Ozzie Albies: 60-Day IL (foot), Manny Pina: 60-Day IL (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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