Can the good Julio show up today please and finish May on a high note? That would be great.
Freddie Freeman's struggles of late have merited giving him a day off. Chris Johnson starts at first base today. This is Freeman's first off day since September 23, 2013, a stretch of 213 straight starts.
|ATLANTA BRAVES||SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS|
|Jace Peterson - 2B||Norichika Aoki - LF|
|Cameron Maybin - CF||Joe Panik - 2B|
|Nick Markakis - RF||Hunter Pence - RF|
|Jonny Gomes - LF||Buster Posey - C|
|Juan Uribe - 3B||Brandon Belt - 1B|
|Chris Johnson - 1B||Brandon Crawford - SS|
|Andrelton Simmons - SS||Angel Pagan - CF|
|Christian Bethancourt - C||Matt Duffy - 3B|
|Julio Teheran - RHP||Madison Bumgarner - LHP|
Lefties only have 24 at-bats against Bumgarner this year; they are 6-24. Opposing hitters against MadBum have just three hits in their last 37 at-bats with runners in scoring position.