Coming off a 5-4 win Saturday, the Atlanta Braves will try to complete the sweep Sunday when they wrap up a long road trip and a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles. The Braves are a perfect 8-0 on their current nine-game trip and have won 12 straight road games overall. They enter play Sunday 11 games above .500 and with a five game cushion in the NL East over the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Braves will go with the same grouping Sunday with the exception of William Contreras who will catch Touki Toussaint and hit seventh. Contreras was recalled to Atlanta Saturday when Travis d’Arnaud was placed on the paternity list. Atlanta will roll with an outfield of Adam Duvall, Guillermo Heredia and Joc Pederson with Jorge Soler making his third straight start as the DH.
For the Orioles, Anthony Santander homered twice in Saturday’s game and will move up to the cleanup spot in the order and will play right field. Austin Wynns will get the start behind the plate and will hit eighth.
Series finale against the Braves. pic.twitter.com/EqpdIlOTF4— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) August 22, 2021
Sunday’s series finale is scheduled to get underway at 1:05 p.m. ET and can be seen on Bally Sports Southeast.