Game Thread 9/24: Braves vs. Brewers

Kevin C. Cox

Freddy Garcia starts for Atlanta against Brewers righty Tyler Thornburg.

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BRAVES LINEUP

  1. Jason Heyward - CF
  2. Justin Upton - RF
  3. Freddie Freeman - 1B
  4. Evan Gattis - LF
  5. Brian McCann - C
  6. Andrelton Simmons - SS
  7. Dan Uggla - 2B
  8. Elliot Johnson - 3B
  9. Freddy Garcia - P

BREWERS LINEUP

  1. Norichika Aoki - RF
  2. Scooter Gennett - 2B
  3. Jonathan Lucroy - C
  4. Aramis Ramirez - 3B
  5. Carlos Gomez - CF
  6. Caleb Gindl - LF
  7. Juan Francisco - 1B
  8. Jeff Bianchi - SS
  9. Tyler Thornburg - P

Atlanta is 7-11 with a .204 BA, 57 runs (3.16 per) and 3.35 ERA in past 18 games, including 1-4 with a .183 BA, 3.60 ERA and seven total runs in five home games.

Thornburg's 2013 pitch charts

Fourseam Sinker Cutter Curve Change
LHH
All Counts 58% 0% 0% 25% 16%
First Pitch 53% 1% 0% 41% 5%
Batter Ahead 73% 0% 0% 9% 18%
Even 57% 0% 0% 33% 10%
Pitcher Ahead 46% 0% 1% 28% 24%
Two Strikes 55% 0% 1% 23% 20%
RHH
All Counts 62% 0% 0% 29% 9%
First Pitch 57% 1% 0% 39% 3%
Batter Ahead 75% 0% 1% 13% 11%
Even 61% 1% 0% 33% 5%
Pitcher Ahead 50% 0% 0% 38% 12%
Two Strikes 51% 0% 0% 36% 13%

Pitch Type Count Ball Strike Swing Foul Whiffs BIP GB LD FB PU HR
Fourseam 574 36.76% 23.87% 43.55% 18.64% 4.88% 20.38% 6.27% 6.27% 6.10% 1.74% 0.17%
Sinker 2 50.00% 0.00% 50.00% 50.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Change 122 40.16% 27.05% 50.00% 15.57% 18.03% 16.39% 5.74% 3.28% 6.56% 0.82% 0.00%
Curve 253 43.48% 30.83% 30.43% 12.25% 8.30% 11.86% 7.51% 1.19% 2.77% 0.40% 0.00%
Cutter 3 0.00% 33.33% 33.33% 0.00% 0.00% 33.33% 33.33% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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