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Probable Pitchers

Atlanta Braves @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Matt Wisler, RHP
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Wisler earned a chance to stay in the rotation with the impressive 7-inning effort he made in place of Anibal Sanchez on Thursday vs. the Mets. He attacked the strike zone with his fastball and found a good feel for his slider in the latter innings.

Brandon Finnegan, LHP
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Finnegan once again struggled with his control, walking four while lasting just three innings in a 4-2 loss to St. Louis on Friday. He has walked eight in his two starts (7 1/3 innings) since returning from a left biceps strain.

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Atlanta Braves @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Sean Newcomb, LHP
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Newcomb has provided a glimpse of his potential since struggling in his season debut. Improved fastball command has enhanced the value of his curveball and changeup in each of his past 3 outings, including a quality start on Friday vs. the Mets.

Homer Bailey, RHP
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Bailey fell an out shy of a quality start his last time up vs. the Cardinals, giving up three runs in 5 2/3 innings. He made two mistakes, giving up a two-run homer to Paul DeJong in the second and a solo homer to Dexter Fowler to lead off the sixth.

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Atlanta Braves @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Julio Teheran, RHP
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Coming off two of his best outings since the start of 2016, Teheran faces the Phillies for the 3rd time this season. Teheran recorded nine strikeouts -- his highest total since '16 -- in his most recent start against Philadelphia.

Aaron Nola, RHP
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Nola looks like an early candidate to make the National League All-Star team. He has not allowed more than two runs in any of his first five starts. He has allowed only 20 hits in 31 1/3 innings as he induces plenty of weak contact.

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Atlanta Braves @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Mike Foltynewicz, RHP
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Inconsistent fastball command has plagued Foltynewicz, who says he’s embarrassed by completing six innings in just one of his first five starts. His offspeed stuff has been more consistent, but he’s struggled to put hitters away.

Nick Pivetta, RHP
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Pivetta seems to have turned a corner. He has struck out 28 and walked just four in 28 innings this season. He has allowed just five earned runs in 24 innings (1.88 ERA) in his past four starts.

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Atlanta Braves @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
To Be Announced

Vince Velasquez, RHP
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Velasquez has pitched better than he has the past season and a half. He has struck out 30 and walked seven in 26 innings, an encouraging sign. But he struggled against the bottom half of D-backs' lineup Tuesday, allowing four runs in 4 2/3 IP.

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