Matt Wisler (3-7, 4.22 ERA) and the Atlanta Braves (26-50) meet Corey Kluber (7-7, 3.59 ERA) and the Cleveland Indians (45-30) in the second of a three-game interleague series at Turner Field. The Indians won the last game 8-3, extending a 10-game winning streak. The game starts at 7:10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jun. 28 and will air on STOh and FSSE.
In his most recent outing, Wisler pitched 6.2 innings, giving up three runs, striking out one and walking four in a 4-3 victory over the Mets. Freddie Freeman (.285, 36 Rs, 13 HRs, 28 RBIs, 3 SBs) played well again yesterday, going 2 for 4. The Indians were victorious over the Rays 6-0 the last time Kluber pitched. He went 9.0 innings, allowing zero runs, striking out nine and walking two. Mike Napoli (.242, 45 Rs, 16 HRs, 52 RBIs, 3 SBs) has been hitting the ball well, going 3 for 5 yesterday with two runs and one RBI.
The Indians are a -190 favorite with a total of 7.5 runs.
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For the 14th time this season, the Braves registered at least two errors in a game.
The Braves are coming into this game after allowing one walk during their last outing. The Indians have an 8-7 record when opponents give up one walk or less.
When they are outhit, the Braves are 5-33. The Indians have a 6-19 record when opponents outhit them.
Ranking 30th in home runs, Atlanta has hit 38 this season. Cleveland ranks 11th with 96 home runs.
Ranking 22nd, Atlanta is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 217 this season. Cleveland ranks in the top half at 12th with 239.
When the Braves hit at least one home run, they are 14-15. When the Indians hit at least one homer, they have a 31-21 record.