Game Thread 8/14: Braves vs. Phillies

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
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John Lannan starts for the Phillies, Brandon Beachy for the Braves. This will be the ninth start for Beachy against the Phillies, his most against any team; he is 0-3 with a 3.77 ERA against them.

McCann and Simmons are out of the lineup for an extended break with the off day tomorrow.

BRAVES LINEUP (vs. Lannan)

  1. Jason Heyward - RF (1-11, 3 BB)
  2. Justin Upton - LF (3-13, 1 3B, 1 HR)
  3. Freddie Freeman - 1B (7-19, 1 2B)
  4. Evan Gattis - C (0-2)
  5. Chris Johnson - 3B (3-6, 1 2B)
  6. Tyler Pastornicky - 2B (never faced)
  7. B.J. Upton - CF (0-2)
  8. Paul Janish - SS (1-6, 1 2B)
  9. Brandon Beachy - P

PHILLIES LINEUP (vs. Beachy)

  1. Jimmy Rollins - SS (4-17, 1 2B)
  2. Michael Young - 1B (0-2, 1 BB)
  3. Chase Utley - 2B (2-14)
  4. Domonic Brown - LF (2-3)
  5. Darin Ruf - RF (1-3)
  6. Cody Asche - 3B (0-2, 1 BB)
  7. John Mayberry - CF (2-6, 1 HR)
  8. Carlos Ruiz - C (6-13, 3 2B, 1 HR)
  9. John Lannan - P

Lannan's 2013 pitch usage

Fourseam Sinker Cutter Slider Curve Change
LHH
All Counts 19% 38% 5% 21% 4% 13%
First Pitch 23% 38% 3% 26% 4% 6%
Batter Ahead 24% 39% 11% 13% 0% 13%
Even 19% 39% 2% 22% 5% 13%
Pitcher Ahead 13% 32% 5% 29% 7% 14%
Two Strikes 18% 29% 8% 23% 5% 17%
RHH
All Counts 25% 30% 3% 7% 11% 24%
First Pitch 28% 36% 2% 3% 10% 21%
Batter Ahead 24% 36% 2% 5% 4% 28%
Even 25% 30% 3% 7% 10% 25%
Pitcher Ahead 26% 22% 4% 9% 24% 17%
Two Strikes 25% 23% 4% 10% 17% 21%

Atlanta currently has seven players with 10+ home runs; the franchise record is nine. Heyward has nine multi-hit games in 17 games since moving into the leadoff spot in the lineup; he's currently hitting .381 with 18 runs scored and 11 RBI in that spot.

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