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Open Thread - Game #134 - Washington at Atlanta

Braves try to salvage the split tonight. Pitching matchup is as follows

WAS: Tony Armas

  • 7-7, 4.53 ERA in 2005
  • 0-0, 3.00 ERA vs. ATL in 2005
ATL: John Smoltz
  • 13-6, 2.96 ERA in 2005
  • 1-0, 2.86 ERA vs. WAS in 2005
News and Notes for Tonight's Game:
-With the rosters expanding today, the Braves recalled 3B Andy Marte, P Jim Brower, P Kyle Davies, and C Branyan Pena. They also activated Brian Jordan from the disabled list.
-Andruw Jones has driven in 10 of the last 15 runs the Braves have scored.
-Atlanta has 29 games remaining with 23 against the NL East. Should be interesting!
-Chipper has hit .355 with 4 HRs, 15 walks, and 16 RBI in his last 17 games