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Game Thread 7/18: Braves vs. Phillies

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Kevin Liles

The post-Uggla era has begun in Atlanta. In case you missed it, Dan Uggla was released by the Braves today. It's been long overdue, but it finally got done. Now, on to baseball!

Today's Lineups

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES ATLANTA BRAVES
Ben Revere - CF B.J. Upton - CF
Jimmy Rollins - SS Andrelton Simmons - SS
Chase Utley - 2B Freddie Freeman - 1B
Ryan Howard - 1B Justin Upton - LF
Marlon Byrd - RF Jason Heyward - RF
Grady Sizemore - LF Chris Johnson - 3B
Cody Asche - 3B Tommy La Stella - 2B
Cameron Rupp - C Christian Bethancourt - C
A.J. Burnett - RHP Ervin Santana - RHP

Burnett's 2014 pitch usage

Fourseam Sinker Curve Change
LHH
All Counts 12% 44% 33% 11%
First Pitch 13% 48% 26% 13%
Batter Ahead 19% 54% 18% 9%
Even 11% 41% 36% 12%
Pitcher Ahead 6% 38% 47% 10%
Two Strikes 7% 37% 49% 7%
RHH
All Counts 18% 48% 30% 4%
First Pitch 18% 52% 28% 2%
Batter Ahead 21% 63% 12% 3%
Even 16% 48% 32% 3%
Pitcher Ahead 17% 32% 45% 5%
Two Strikes 16% 35% 44% 4%

via brooksbaseball.net