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Game Thread 5/14: Braves at Giants

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Jason O. Watson

Julio Teheran and the Braves will try to get out of San Francisco with a win heading into the off day Thursday. This is a planned day off for Jason Heyward, and the lineup returns to its usual format.

Today's Lineups

ATLANTA BRAVES SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
Tyler Pastornicky - 2B Gregor Blanco - CF
Justin Upton - LF Hunter Pence - RF
Freddie Freeman - 1B Buster Posey - C
Evan Gattis - C Pablo Sandoval - 3B
Chris Johnson - 3B Michael Morse - 1B
B.J. Upton - CF Tyler Colvin - LF
Ryan Doumit - RF Brandon Crawford - SS
Andrelton Simmons - SS Brandon Hicks - 2B
Julio Teheran - RHP Madison Bumgarner - RHP

Teheran has issued just one walk in 20 innings against the Giants, and all his starts this year have been quality starts. Bumgarner has nine walks in 15.1 innings at home this year.

Bumgarner's 2014 pitch usage

Fourseam Sinker Cutter Curve Change
LHH
All Counts 51% 1% 35% 10% 2%
First Pitch 54% 0% 35% 9% 2%
Batter Ahead 56% 0% 36% 8% 0%
Even 52% 0% 35% 11% 2%
Pitcher Ahead 48% 3% 35% 11% 3%
Two Strikes 52% 1% 33% 13% 0%
RHH
All Counts 38% 1% 36% 12% 13%
First Pitch 46% 1% 24% 7% 21%
Batter Ahead 30% 1% 50% 8% 9%
Even 41% 1% 29% 13% 16%
Pitcher Ahead 40% 2% 34% 14% 10%
Two Strikes 42% 1% 35% 21% 1%

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