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Peterson expected to start for New York against Atlanta

Peterson expected to start for New York against Atlanta

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New York Mets (3-6, fifth in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (6-3, first in the NL East)

Atlanta; Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: David Peterson (1-0, 3.18 ERA, 1.59 WHIP, 3 strikeouts) Braves: Kyle Wright (0-1, 16.88 ERA, 2.63 WHIP, 3 strikeouts)

LINE: Mets favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 10 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Atlanta Braves face the New York Mets on Sunday.

The Braves went 46-30 in division play in 2019. Atlanta averaged 8.8 hits with 3.4 extra base hits per game and 29 total triples last year.

The Mets went 40-36 in division play in 2019. New York hit 242 total home runs and averaged 8.9 hits per game last season.

The teams meet for the fifth time this year. Atlanta leads the season series 4-1.

INJURIES: Braves: Jacob Webb: (shoulder), Jeremy Walker: (shoulder), Phil Pfeifer: (elbow), Cole Hamels: (left arm).

Mets: Noah Syndergaard: (elbow), Marcus Stroman: (left calf), Walker Lockett: (back), Robert Gsellman: (right triceps), Jake Marisnick: (left hamstring), Eduardo Nunez: (knee), Jed Lowrie: (knee), Rene Rivera: (elbow).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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