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Braves vs Dodgers preview: Atlanta looks to avoid sweep against Scott Kazmir

The Atlanta Braves look to avoid a sweep on Sunday when they wrap up a three-game set against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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The Atlanta Braves look to avoid a series sweep Sunday afternoon when they wrap up a three-game set against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Matt Wisler looks to stop the bleeding for Atlanta while the Dodgers will counter with left hander Scott Kazmir.

Wisler is off to a good start in 2016 even if he doesn't have much to show for it. He comes into Sunday's start with a 2-5 record but with a 3.16 ERA. Wisler allowed four hits and three runs over seven innings in a loss to the Giants in his last start. He has allowed just 12 runs over his last six starts.

Kazmir got off to a rough start for the Dodgers in 2016 but seems to be finding him groove. Kazmir enters Sunday 4-3 with a 4.38 ERA but has allowed just one earned run over his last two starts while striking out 19 batters. He allowed just one hit over six innings last time out against the Chicago Cubs.

If the Braves hope to avoid the sweep they are going to have to find a way to generate some offense. Atlanta is just 3 for 18 with runners in scoring position in the series and were 0 for 11 in Saturday's game.

Game Info

Game Date/Time: Sunday, June 5, 4:10 p.m. ET

Location: Dodger Stadium

TV: Fox Sports South

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