San Francisco Giants (74-79, third in the NL West) vs. Atlanta Braves (94-60, first in the NL East)
Atlanta; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Tyler Beede (5-9, 5.02 ERA) Braves: Mike Foltynewicz (7-5, 4.80 ERA)
LINE: Braves -197; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta and San Francisco are set to begin a three-game series.
The Braves are 48-30 on their home turf. Atlanta ranks eighth in the league in hitting with a .258 batting average, Freddie Freeman leads the team with an average of .298.
The Giants are 41-37 in road games. San Francisco hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .301 this season, led by Brandon Belt with a mark of .338.
TOP PERFORMERS: Freeman leads the Braves with 119 RBIs and is batting .298. Ozzie Albies is 16-for-44 with three doubles, a triple, two home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for Atlanta.
Kevin Pillar leads the Giants with 60 extra base hits and is slugging .441. Stephen Vogt is 6-for-30 with two doubles, two home runs and nine RBIs over the last 10 games for San Francisco.
LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 5-5, .249 batting average, 3.93 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs
Giants: 5-5, .246 batting average, 3.41 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs
Braves Injuries: Jacob Webb: (elbow), A.J. Minter: (shoulder), Ender Inciarte: (hamstring), Charlie Culberson: (face), Johan Camargo: (shin), Alex Jackson: (knee).
Giants Injuries: Tony Watson: (wrist), Will Smith: (back), Reyes Moronta: (shoulder), Trevor Gott: (elbow), Steven Duggar: (shoulder), Pablo Sandoval: (elbow), Zach Green: (hip).
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