Dodgers vs. Braves – Game Preview – June 4, 2021
Los Angeles Dodgers (33-23, third in West NL) vs. Atlanta Braves (26-28, second in East NL)
Atlanta; Friday, 7:20 p.m. EDT
PITCH LIKELY: Dodgers: Julio Urias (7-2, 3.61 ERA, .92 WHIP, 75 strikeouts) Braves: Ian Anderson (4-2, 3.27 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 59 strikeouts)
LINE: Braves +109, Dodgers -127; over / under is 9 races
BOTTOM LINE: Dansby Swanson leads a 12-game streak as Atlanta prepares to play in Los Angeles.
The Braves are 15-16 on their home turf. Atlanta has had 84 combined homers this season, most of them in the National League. Ronald Acuna Jr. leads the club with 17 home runs.
The Dodgers are 14-13 on the road. Los Angeles has a collective base percentage of 0.335, good for the National League’s top spot. Max Muncy leads the club with a score of .418.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ozzie Albies leads the Braves with 28 more hits and hits .251.
Mookie Betts leads the Dodgers with 23 more hits and 20 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 6-4, 0.264 batting average, 3.89 ERA, edged opponents by 16 points
Dodgers: 5-5, 0.221 batting average, 4.30 ERA, edged opponents by 17 points
INJURIES: Braves: Huascar Ynoa: (hand), Touki Toussaint: (right shoulder), Mike Soroka: (achilles), Marcell Ozuna: (hand), Alex Jackson: (left hamstrings), Travis d’Arnaud: (thumb left).
Dodgers: Dustin May: (elbow), Corey Knebel: (lat), Tommy Kahnle: (Tommy john surgery), Brusdar Graterol: (forearm), Tony Gonsolin: (shoulder), Caleb Ferguson: (elbow), Garrett Cleavinger: (elbow), Scott Alexander: (shoulder), Corey Seager: (hand), Edwin Rios: (shoulder).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.