All Saints’ Day set to begin as Atlanta welcomes Washington
Washington Nationals (57-81, fifth in Eastern NL) vs. Atlanta Braves (73-64, first in Eastern NL)
Atlanta; Wednesday, 7:20 p.m. EDT
PITCH PROBABLE: Nationals: Sean Nolin (0-2, 5.71 ERA, 1.67 WHIP, 16 strikeouts) Braves: Touki Toussaint (3-2, 4.19 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 40 strikeouts )
FANDUEL SPORT BOOK LINE: Braves -240, Nationals +195; over / under is 10 races
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta and Washington will play on Wednesday.
The Braves are 34-32 on home turf. Atlanta has hit 204 home runs as a team this season. Adam Duvall leads them with 32, averaging one every 13.6 at bat.
The Nationals went 24-42 away from home. The Washington squad has 157 home runs this season, Juan Soto leads the club with 24 home runs.
The Braves won the last game 8-5. Luke Jackson earned his second victory and Ozzie Albies went 2 on 3 with a homerun and four RBIs for Atlanta. Ryne Harper recorded his second loss for Washington.
BEST PERFORMANCE: Duvall leads the Braves with 32 homers and hits .228.
Soto leads the Nationals with 127 hits and 81 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 4-6, 0.239 batting average, 4.13 ERA, edged opponents by nine points
Nationals: 2-8, batting average 0.254, ERA 7.35, outscored by 29 points
INJURIES: Braves: Josh Tomlin: (neck), Mike Soroka: (achilles), Chris Martin: (elbow), Grant Dayton: (shoulder), Tucker Davidson: (forearm), Marcell Ozuna: (hand), Ronald Acuna Jr .: (knee).
Nationals: Stephen Strasburg: (neck), Joe Ross: (forearm), Kyle McGowin: (elbow), Will Harris: (hand), Steven Fuentes: (shoulder), Luis Avilan: (elbow), Gerardo Parra: ( knee), Jordy Mercer: (calf), Keibert Ruiz: (knee).