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At Truist Park on Wednesday, the Atlanta Braves (six consecutive victories) take on the Oakland Athletics at 7:20 PM ET. On the hill for the Braves will be Ian Anderson (4-3), matched up against the Athletics’ Jared Koenig.

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Braves vs. Athletics Team Stats

Braves Hitting

  • Austin Riley has a team-high slugging percentage (.516) and leads the Braves in hits (56). He’s batting .256 with 13 doubles, a triple, 14 home runs and 19 walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in baseball, Riley ranks 75th in batting average, 75th in on-base percentage, and 17th in slugging.
  • Matt Olson’s .361 OBP paces his team, and he has 23 doubles, seven home runs and 35 walks while batting .255.
  • Olson currently ranks 76th in batting average, 34th in on base percentage, and 35th in slugging among qualifying hitters.
  • Olson has hit safely in five games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .227 with a home run, two walks and six RBI.
  • Ozzie Albies is hitting .247 with 14 doubles, six home runs and 13 walks.
  • Albies enters this game on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .238 with two doubles and two RBI.
  • Dansby Swanson is batting .274 with 10 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 20 walks.
  • Swanson heads into this game on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .381 with a double, three walks and two RBI.

Braves Pitching

  • The Braves strike out 9.3 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, second-best in MLB.
  • The Braves have pitched to a 3.92 this season, which ranks 16th in baseball.
  • The Braves rank 15th in MLB with a combined 1.265 WHIP this season.
  • The Braves have allowed the second-fewest home runs this season at just 44, or 0.8 per game.
  • They earned a 3-2 win in their most recent game, striking out eight Athletics batters while allowing five hits.

Athletics Hitting

  • Elvis Andrus is batting .238 with 14 doubles, three home runs and 15 walks.
  • Andrus’ home run total puts him 195th in the majors, and he is 249th in RBI.
  • Andrus brings a hitting streak of three games into this game. In his last five games he is batting .278 with three doubles, a walk and two RBI.
  • Tony Kemp is hitting .239 to lead the lineup.
  • Among all MLB hitters, Kemp ranks 302nd in home runs and 286th in RBI.
  • Sean Murphy leads the Athletics with five long balls.
  • Seth Brown leads the Athletics in home runs (five) and runs batted in (23).

Athletics Pitching

  • The 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Athletics pitching staff ranks 24th in MLB.
  • The Athletics have a 4.17 team ERA that ranks 22nd among all league pitching staffs.
  • The Athletics average MLB’s 20th-ranked WHIP (1.293).
  • Athletics pitchers combine to allow 58 total home runs at a clip of 1.0 per game (15th-fewest in the league).
  • They lost to the Braves 3-2 in their last game with 12 strikeouts while allowing nine hits.

Braves vs. Athletics Injuries

Braves Injuries

    Collin McHugh: 10 Day Injury List (Undisclosed), Tyler Matzek: 15 Day Injury List (Shoulder), Mike Soroka: 60 Day Injury List (Achilles), Eddie Rosario: 60 Day Injury List (Eye), Kirby Yates: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow), Manny Piña: 60 Day Injury List (Wrist), Luke Jackson: 60 Day Injury List (Undisclosed), Jay Jackson: 60 Day Injury List (Lat), Travis d’Arnaud: day-to-day (Forearm)

Athletics Injuries

    Stephen Piscotty: 10 Day Injury List (Calf), Skye Bolt: 60 Day Injury List (Oblique), Deolis Guerra: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow), Brent Honeywell Jr.: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow), Daulton Jefferies: 60 Day Injury List (Arm)

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Braves Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away
6/2/2022 Rockies W 13-6 Away
6/3/2022 Rockies W 3-1 Away
6/4/2022 Rockies W 6-2 Away
6/5/2022 Rockies W 8-7 Away
6/7/2022 Athletics W 3-2 Home
6/8/2022 Athletics Home
6/9/2022 Pirates Home
6/10/2022 Pirates Home
6/11/2022 Pirates Home
6/12/2022 Pirates Home
6/13/2022 Nationals Away

Athletics Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away
6/1/2022 Astros L 5-4 Home
6/3/2022 Red Sox L 7-2 Home
6/4/2022 Red Sox L 8-0 Home
6/5/2022 Red Sox L 5-2 Home
6/7/2022 Braves L 3-2 Away
6/8/2022 Braves Away
6/9/2022 Guardians Away
6/10/2022 Guardians Away
6/11/2022 Guardians Away
6/12/2022 Guardians Away
6/14/2022 Red Sox Away

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