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Game Thread 9/2: Braves vs. Mets

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Kevin C. Cox

Paul Maholm starts for Atlanta, Daisuke Matsuzaka for the Mets.

BRAVES LINEUP

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

METS LINEUP

  1. Eric Young Jr. - LF
  2. Daniel Murphy - 2B
  3. Josh Satin - 1B
  4. Andrew Brown - RF
  5. Juan Lagares - CF
  6. Justin Turner - SS
  7. Wilmer Flores - 3B
  8. Anthony Recker - C
  9. Daisuke Matsuzaka - P

Dice-K's 2013 pitch usage and results

Fourseam Sinker Cutter Slider Curve Change
LHH
All Counts 9% 47% 15% 13% 8% 8%
First Pitch 8% 64% 4% 4% 16% 4%
Batter Ahead 3% 59% 24% 14% 0% 0%
Even 11% 53% 13% 7% 11% 4%
Pitcher Ahead 11% 30% 11% 19% 11% 19%
Two Strikes 11% 39% 23% 18% 2% 7%
RHH
All Counts 4% 32% 25% 33% 6% 1%
First Pitch 0% 36% 14% 50% 0% 0%
Batter Ahead 13% 43% 22% 22% 0% 0%
Even 0% 29% 23% 43% 3% 3%
Pitcher Ahead 0% 26% 30% 30% 15% 0%
Two Strikes 0% 36% 25% 32% 4% 4%

Pitch Type Count AB K BB HBP 1B 2B 3B HR BAA SLG ISO BABIP
Fourseam 13 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Sinker 79 19 4 3 0 1 2 0 2 .263 .684 .421 .231
Change 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Slider 42 7 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 .286 .286 .000 .400
Curve 14 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .000 .333
Cutter 38 8 2 1 1 3 1 0 0 .500 .625 .125 .667

Only McCann and B.J. have seen Dice-K before; B.J. has a homer in 18 at-bats against him.

Happy Labor Day!