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Marlins vs. Braves Preview: Atlanta looks for sweep against Miami

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The Braves will be going for their second three-game sweep of the Marlins this season.

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If there has been one thing that has gotten the Braves going during this brutal start to this season, it has been facing the Marlins.

Atlanta goes into Sunday's game 5-0 against Miami, and its' ace, Julio Teheran, will be on the mound looking for his first home win on the season.

The Braves success against the Marlins is -- to say the least -- shocking. Miami is still one game above .500 and is one of the best teams in the league at getting on base. Despite that, Atlanta has the chance for back-to-back three-game sweeps on the Marlins.

With 12 teams now faced on the season, the Marlins are the only opponent that the Braves have a winning record against.

Teheran will hope to get more support from his offense at home than he's gotten recently. Over his past three home starts. Teheran has allowed three earned runs in 19 innings pitched, but the Braves have managed just three total runs behind him. Teheran has a 0.89 ERA over his last six outings, going 1-2 during that span.

Tom Koehler will be on the hill for Miami. The Braves scored six runs on Koehler in just 3.2 innings in his April start against the club. With 5.74 BB/9, Koehler has had huge command issues this season. His worst mark in his career is just 3.70, but the righty has issued five walks in each of his last three outings.

Game Info

Game Date/Time: Sunday, May 29, 5:00 p.m. ET

Location: Turner Field, Atlanta, Georgia

TV: Fox Sports Southeast

Radio: WYAY 106.7, 680 AM/93.7 FM, Braves Radio Network