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Game Thread 5/19: Braves Vs. Brewers

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Scott Cunningham

After going 2-4 on their most recent road trip, the Braves will be returning home to Turner Field, where they have a 13-8 record that contributes to their current overall record of 23-19. The team waiting to lock horns with the Braves will be the Milwaukee Brewers, who are currently on top of the NL Central by 4 games on the St. Louis Cardinals.

The first of 4 games will see Mike Minor take the mound for Atlanta, while Milwaukee will be sending out Wily Peralta. For the Braves, B.J. Upton will be returning to the lineup as the Center Fielder for tonight's contest, while Ramiro Pena has be tapped as the 2nd baseman for the Braves tonight.

Here are the lineups:

Today's Lineups

MILWAUKEE BREWERS ATLANTA BRAVES
Carlos Gomez - CF Jason Heyward - RF
Jean Segura - SS Justin Upton - LF
Ryan Braun - RF Freddie Freeman - 1B
Jonathan Lucroy - 1B Evan Gattis - C
Rickie Weeks - 2B Chris Johnson - 3B
Mark Reynolds - 3B B.J. Upton - CF
M. Maldonado - C A. Simmons - SS
Khris Davis - LF Ramiro Pena - 2B
Wily Peralta - RHP Mike Minor - LHP

And here's some data on tonight's opposing pitcher, Wily Peralta.

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Trajectory and Movement - from 01/01/2014 to 05/19/2014

Pitch Type Count Freq Velo (mph) pfx HMov (in.) pfx VMov (in.) H. Rel (ft.) V. Rel (ft.)
Fourseam 267 31.67% 96.15 -4.54 9.79 -1.01 6.41
Sinker 306 36.30% 96.04 -7.34 7.47 -1.05 6.39
Change 28 3.32% 84.75 -6.35 8.36 -1.12 6.37
Slider 242 28.71% 86.17 0.56 2.20 -1.15 6.38