Dream11 Fantasy Baseball: Braves at Phillies

Dream11 Fantasy Baseball: Braves at Phillies

This article is part of our Dream11 Fantasy Baseball series.

Atlanta Braves (18-14) at Philadelphia Phillies (14-14)

Sunday, August 30th, 7:08 PM EDT

Projected Starters

RHP Huascar Ynoa (0-0, 4.32 ERA) vs RHP Jake Arrieta (2-3, 4.32 ERA)

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The Braves remain one of the top teams in the AL East, but the division is quite tight so they can't get comfortable at any point despite playing four games above the .500 threshold. The Phillies seem to be on the rise after a slow start to the season and winning here could put them one step closer towards making a charge for a playoff berth, as there's roughly one month left in the regular season. The pitching matchup seems to favor the Phillies in this one, as they'll send Jake Arrieta and his 4.32 ERA to the mound – he allowed one run in his previous start against the Washington Nationals. The Braves will send an opener, Huascar Ynoa, to the mound but he's not likely to go deep into the contest – he is yet to throw more than 48 pitches in any of his starts so far.

Injuries

Atlanta Braves

Ozzie Albies - 10-Day IL - Wrist

8/28 1:32 PM EST - Albies (wrist) is unlikely to rejoin Atlanta before the end of its current road trip, which lasts through Wednesday, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports. He hit from both sides of the plate earlier this week, but Atlanta will understandably wait until he is 100 percent before slotting him back into the lineup. It sounds

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