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Game Thread 8/24: Braves at Cardinals

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Kevin C. Cox

Julio Teheran and Shelby Miller duel in a matchup of stellar rookie pitchers. Miller, however, has a 4.40 ERA in his last 12 starts. Teheran, in that same time span, has a 2.25 ERA with 79 strikeouts including a 1.75 ERA in four road starts.

BRAVES LINEUP

  1. Jordan Schafer - LF
  2. Justin Upton - RF
  3. Freddie Freeman - 1B
  4. Chris Johnson - 3B
  5. Brian McCann - C
  6. Andrelton Simmons - SS
  7. B.J. Upton - CF
  8. Elliot Johnson - 2B
  9. Julio Teheran - P

CARDINALS LINEUP

  1. Matt Carpenter - 3B
  2. Carlos Beltran - RF
  3. Matt Holliday - LF
  4. Allen Craig - 1B
  5. Yadier Molina - C
  6. Jon Jay - CF
  7. Kolten Wong - 2B
  8. Daniel Descalso - SS
  9. Shelby Miller - P

Miller's 2013 pitch usage

Fourseam Sinker Cutter Curve Change
LHH
All Counts 70% 3% 0% 18% 10%
First Pitch 76% 2% 0% 15% 7%
Batter Ahead 72% 4% 0% 11% 12%
Even 71% 1% 0% 17% 10%
Pitcher Ahead 65% 3% 1% 24% 7%
Two Strikes 62% 3% 0% 26% 9%
RHH
All Counts 72% 1% 2% 23% 2%
First Pitch 71% 3% 1% 22% 3%
Batter Ahead 76% 1% 1% 19% 2%
Even 71% 2% 1% 23% 3%
Pitcher Ahead 71% 0% 2% 25% 1%
Two Strikes 72% 1% 2% 24% 1%