Alex Wood and the Braves face off against the Marlins and Rookie of the Year Jose Fernandez at 7:10 p.m. ET on SportSouth.
|MIAMI MARLINS||ATLANTA BRAVES|
|Christian Yelich - LF||Jason Heyward - RF|
|Marcell Ozuna - CF||B.J. Upton - CF|
|Giancarlo Stanton - RF||Freddie Freeman - 1B|
|Casey McGehee - 3B||Justin Upton - LF|
|Jarrod Saltalamacchia - C||Chris Johnson - 3B|
|Garrett Jones - 1B||Dan Uggla - 2B|
|Adeiny Hechavarria - SS||Evan Gattis - C|
|Donovan Solano - 2B||Andrelton Simmons - SS|
|Jose Fernandez - RHP||Alex Wood - LHP|
For those of us who like round numbers, B.J. Upton is two hits away from 1,000 and a Braves win today would be their 200th against the Marlins.
12 of Alex Wood's 15 starts have been against NL East opponents. He has a 3.10 ERA in those 12 starts; he's given up seven runs in 11.1 innings against the Marlins, but all those came in one start.
José Fernández is having a heck of a year, but is it possible that Alex Wood is having a better one? You be the judge pic.twitter.com/Ic5EDmM5je— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) April 22, 2014
Fernandez's 2014 pitch usage