Open Thread 4/1: Braves at Brewers

Mike McGinnis
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Maybe…MAYBE…the offense will score at least one run today, even with B.J. still batting second. Alex Wood starts for the Braves opposite Kyle Lohse.

BRAVES STARTING LINEUP

  1. Jason Heyward - RF
  2. B.J. Upton - CF
  3. Freddie Freeman - 1B
  4. Chris Johnson - 3B
  5. Justin Upton - LF
  6. Dan Uggla - 2B
  7. Evan Gattis - C
  8. Andrelton Simmons - SS
  9. Alex Wood - P

BREWERS STARTING LINEUP

  1. Carlos Gomez - CF
  2. Jean Segura - SS
  3. Ryan Braun - RF
  4. Aramis Ramirez - 3B
  5. Jonathan Lucroy - C
  6. Khris Davis - LF
  7. Lyle Overbay - 1B
  8. Scooter Gennett - 2B
  9. Kyle Lohse - P

No, Jason Heyward is NOT being platooned. In fact...

Lohse is a sinker-slider pitcher, so when he's on, he gets a lot of ground balls.

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Pitch Type Count Ball Strike Swing Foul Whiffs BIP GB LD FB PU HR
Fourseam 62 46.77% 22.58% 43.55% 14.52% 12.90% 16.13% 1.61% 6.45% 3.23% 4.84% 0.00%
Sinker 1341 34.82% 29.53% 39.30% 15.51% 4.55% 19.39% 7.16% 3.95% 6.34% 1.94% 0.89%
Change 452 35.18% 23.01% 55.31% 17.04% 14.38% 24.34% 12.17% 5.31% 5.31% 1.55% 0.89%
Slider 827 30.96% 27.09% 51.27% 18.02% 10.76% 23.10% 10.88% 5.08% 5.93% 1.21% 1.09%
Curve 309 30.74% 39.48% 33.33% 14.24% 5.18% 15.21% 6.15% 5.83% 2.59% 0.65% 0.32%

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