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Open Thread 3/31: Braves at Brewers

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David Manning-USA TODAY Sports

Game day is here at last! Julio Teheran makes his first Opening Day start for the Braves opposite Yovani Gallardo. You can watch all the action on SportSouth or MLB TV.

BRAVES STARTING LINEUP

  1. Jason Heyward - RF
  2. B.J. Upton - CF
  3. Freddie Freeman - 1B
  4. Chris Johnson - 3B
  5. Justin Upton - LF
  6. Dan Uggla - 2B
  7. Evan Gattis - C
  8. Andrelton Simmons - SS
  9. Julio Teheran - P

BREWERS STARTING LINEUP

  1. Carlos Gomez - CF
  2. Jean Segura - SS
  3. Ryan Braun - RF
  4. Aramis Ramirez - 3B
  5. Jonathan Lucroy - C
  6. Khris Davis - LF
  7. Lyle Overbay - 1B
  8. Scooter Gennett - 2B
  9. Yovani Gallardo - P

Gallardo didn't face the Braves at all in 2013. During the season, he relied primarily on a fastball, slider, and a curveball. He rarely throws a changeup.

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Pitch Type Count Ball Strike Swing Foul Whiffs BIP GB LD FB PU HR
Fourseam 1055 35.07% 28.15% 40.57% 18.39% 4.83% 17.73% 8.15% 5.31% 3.70% 0.57% 0.47%
Sinker 501 39.12% 24.75% 39.12% 12.97% 3.39% 22.75% 13.37% 5.19% 3.39% 0.80% 1.40%
Change 46 43.48% 17.39% 47.83% 19.57% 8.70% 19.57% 8.70% 8.70% 2.17% 0.00% 0.00%
Slider 708 41.24% 23.87% 44.77% 15.68% 10.88% 18.50% 8.76% 5.08% 4.10% 0.57% 0.57%
Curve 596 45.13% 29.87% 35.57% 10.40% 11.07% 14.43% 8.22% 3.02% 2.85% 0.34% 0.34%