Game Thread 6/29: Braves vs. Diamondbacks

Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports
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Tim Hudson will try to end his winless streak for Atlanta. Ian Kennedy starts for Arizona.

  1. Andrelton Simmons - SS
  2. Jason Heyward - RF
  3. Justin Upton - LF
  4. Freddie Freeman - 1B
  5. Brian McCann - C
  6. Dan Uggla - 2B
  7. B.J. Upton - CF
  8. Chris Johnson - 3B
  9. Tim Hudson - P

Arizona activated J.J. Putz from the DL today and sent Zeke Spruill back to Reno.

Kennedy's 2013 pitch usage

Fourseam Sinker Cutter Curve Change
LHH
All Counts 50% 16% 4% 11% 19%
First Pitch 60% 18% 1% 7% 14%
Batter Ahead 56% 15% 6% 4% 20%
Even 53% 15% 3% 12% 17%
Pitcher Ahead 43% 17% 3% 15% 21%
Two Strikes 43% 16% 2% 13% 26%
RHH
All Counts 49% 9% 11% 9% 23%
First Pitch 52% 11% 16% 5% 16%
Batter Ahead 50% 11% 13% 5% 21%
Even 49% 9% 13% 7% 22%
Pitcher Ahead 46% 7% 7% 16% 25%
Two Strikes 40% 7% 3% 12% 39%

via brooksbaseball.net

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