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Game Thread 7/8: Braves at Marlins

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Marc Serota

Mike Minor pitches for the Braves, Kevin Slowey for the Marlins.

  1. Andrelton Simmons - SS
  2. Jason Heyward - RF
  3. Justin Upton - LF
  4. Freddie Freeman - 1B
  5. Brian McCann - C
  6. Dan Uggla - 2B
  7. B.J. Upton - CF
  8. Chris Johnson - 3B
  9. Mike Minor - P

McCann and pitcher Homer Bailey were named NL co-Players of the Week. McCann had 15 hits in six games and Bailey threw a no-hitter.

The roof will be open, and the Marlins are 0-12 when playing with an open roof.

Slowey's 2013 pitch usage

Fourseam Sinker Cutter Slider Curve Change
LHH
All Counts 42% 20% 0% 9% 13% 15%
First Pitch 44% 19% 1% 5% 14% 16%
Batter Ahead 51% 19% 1% 6% 4% 19%
Even 42% 21% 0% 8% 13% 16%
Pitcher Ahead 34% 20% 1% 14% 22% 11%
Two Strikes 37% 23% 0% 14% 17% 8%
RHH
All Counts 49% 17% 0% 24% 8% 3%
First Pitch 58% 10% 0% 27% 3% 2%
Batter Ahead 62% 12% 0% 21% 2% 2%
Even 51% 13% 0% 26% 6% 4%
Pitcher Ahead 40% 23% 0% 22% 12% 2%
Two Strikes 38% 22% 0% 22% 14% 5%

via brooksbaseball.net