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Diamondbacks vs Braves preview: Mike Foltynewicz tries to snap home skid against Arizona

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Mike Foltynewicz will make his second start of the season for the Atlanta Braves as they look to snap a nine-game losing streak at Turner Field

Atlanta Braves v New York Mets Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

Mike Foltynewicz will make his second start of the season on Sunday for the Atlanta Braves as they look to snap a long nine-game losing streak at Turner Field. The Braves dropped a 7-2 decision in the series opener on Friday against Zack Grienke. Atlanta was unable to solve Shelby Miller on Saturday in a 4-2 defeat.

Foltynewicz struggled in his season debut allowing eight hits and four runs including three first inning home runs in a loss to the Mets. It was Foltynewicz's first big league start since he was shut down due to a blood clot last September.

The Diamondbacks will counter with lefty Patrick Corbin who is 1-3 with a 4.91 ERA this season. Corbin pitched well out of the gate for Arizona but has struggled of late allowing 14 earned runs over his last 17 innings.

As a team, Atlanta is hitting just .206 against left handed pitchers this season.

Game Info

Game Date/Time: Sunday, May 8, 1:35 p.m. ET

Location: Turner Field, Atlanta, Georgia

TV: Fox Sports South

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