The Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres meet in MLB action at Petco Park on Sunday.
The Atlanta Braves seem to stay hot after winning six of their last seven games. The Braves have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 11 of their last 13 games. The Atlanta Braves have won eight of their last eleven games with four or more runs. Freddie Freeman leads the Braves with 1
The San Diego Padres need a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Padres have scored 13 runs in their last three games and three or fewer runs in their last ten games. The San Diego Padres have lost six of their last nine games with three or fewer runs. Eric Hosmer leads the Padres with 101 goals and 63 RBI, while Manny Machado and Franmil Reyes have combined for 163 goals and 101 RBI. Cal Quantrill gets the ball and he is 2-2 with a 4.83 ERA and 36 strikeouts this season. This will be Quantrill's second career game against the Braves.
The Braves are in their last 52 Sunday games with 36-16, in their last 71 games with 49-22 in game 3 of a series and with 15-3 in Soroka's last 18 starts. The Padres are 36-74 in their last 110 Sunday games, 2-9 in their last 11 in game 3 of a series and 0-4 in Quantrill's last 4 home starts. The Braves are 7-19 in the last 26 sessions in San Diego and 5-2 in the last 7 sessions. The Over is 6-0 in Quantrill's last 6 starts Overall. The over is 5-1-1 in Soroka's last 7 starts overall.
Soroka was at his best this season due to 49 innings, as he has an ERA of 1.29 and a allowed strike average of .171. The Braves have also won seven times in a row with Soroka on the hill and have not lost a game since May 25th. Quantrill has allowed 20 hits and 10 runs in his last 20 innings and has an ERA of 4.98 and an average of .295. The Padres continue to find hard ways to lose as the Braves gain confidence through the inning and have an offense that continues to produce consistently. I have to continue supporting the Braves.