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Game Thread 8/31: Braves vs. Marlins

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Can we please close August with a win?

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Still BJ, but no CJ today.

Today's Lineups

MIAMI MARLINS ATLANTA BRAVES
Christian Yelich - LF Jason Heyward - RF
Donovan Solano - 2B Phil Gosselin - 3B
Giancarlo Stanton - RF Freddie Freeman - 1B
Casey McGehee - 3B Justin Upton - LF
Jeff Baker - 1B Evan Gattis - C
Marcell Ozuna - CF Tommy La Stella - 2B
Adeiny Hechavarria - SS Andrelton Simmons - SS
Jeff Mathis - C B.J. Upton - CF
Nathan Eovaldi - RHP Alex Wood - LHP

August started with the Braves in the middle of an eight-game losing streak. Let's finish the month on a high note, shall we?

Eovaldi's pitch usage - 2014

Fourseam Sinker Slider Curve Change
LHH
All Counts 63% 1% 18% 13% 5%
First Pitch 68% 2% 10% 17% 3%
Batter Ahead 76% 2% 11% 4% 5%
Even 63% 1% 16% 14% 5%
Pitcher Ahead 49% 0% 26% 19% 5%
Two Strikes 56% 0% 29% 13% 1%
RHH
All Counts 62% 1% 35% 2% 0%
First Pitch 64% 1% 33% 2% 0%
Batter Ahead 77% 2% 19% 1% 0%
Even 64% 1% 33% 2% 0%
Pitcher Ahead 49% 0% 49% 2% 1%
Two Strikes 54% 1% 44% 1% 1%

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