Atlanta (5th - NL East) at Minnesota (5th - AL Central)

Matchup Details
Wed, Jul 27 - Target Field
First Pitch - 8:10 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Atlanta 34-66-13.4114-3620-3043-5045-55-19.69
Minnesota 37-62-17.3020-3017-3257-3651-48-10.75
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Atlanta
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
SPJ. Teheran
Prob Sat
Back
07/26/16
Teheran is dealing with right lat tightness. He will miss his scheduled start Thursday and will instead pitch Saturday against the Phillies.1-2
$-19
1-2
LFH. Olivera
Elig Tues
Suspension
05/26/16
Olivera has been suspended 82 games for an off-field incident. He is eligible to return Tuesday against the Pirates.34-59
$-641
39-48
RPA. Vizcaino
Mid Aug
Oblique
07/16/16
Vizcaino has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with an oblique injury. He could return to the bullpen sometime in August.3-7
$-245
2-7
CT. Flowers
Late Aug
Hand
07/15/16
Flowers has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a fracture in his left hand and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.4-8
$-199
3-8
SPJ. Gant
15-day DL
Oblique
06/28/16
Gant suffered a left oblique strain and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list.8-16
$-169
10-13
CFM. Smith
Early Aug
Thumb
06/20/16
Smith is sidelined with a fractured left thumb and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. He is expected to miss at least six weeks of action.11-20
$-80
12-18
SPW. Perez
15-day DL
Tricep
06/07/16
Perez was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right rotator cuff.18-25
$+478
17-25
RPS. Simmons
Early Aug
Elbow
05/16/16
Simmons has been placed on the 15-day disabled list while he recovers from Tommy John surgery. He is expected to return during the beginning of August.34-66
$-1341
43-50
RPD. Winkler
out for season
Elbow
04/11/16
Winkler has been placed on the 15-day disabled list as he underwent screw-fixation surgery to repair a fractured right elbow. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.34-61
$-841
40-49
SPJ. Biddle
out for season
Elbow
04/12/16
Biddle is recovering from offseason Tommy John surgery and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list. He will miss the entire 2016 season.34-66
$-1341
43-50
SPA. McKirahan
out for season
Elbow
04/11/16
McKirahan has been placed on the 60-day disabled list with a torn ligament in his right elbow. He had Tommy John surgery and will miss the remainder of the season.34-66
$-1341
43-50
RPP. Rodriguez
out for season
Elbow
02/20/16
Rodriguez is on the 60-day disabled list and will miss the entire 2016 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery.34-66
$-1341
43-50
Minnesota
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
CFB. Buxton
Doub Wed
Rest
07/27/16
Buxton is not expected to play Wednesday against the Braves due to a day of rest.0-0
$+0
0-0
3BT. Plouffe
Mid Aug
Ribs
07/04/16
Plouffe is sidelined with a fractured left rib and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. He could return sometime in August.11-8
$+592
8-9
RPP. Hughes
out for season
Shoulder
06/12/16
Hughes is expected to miss the remainder of the season due to thoracic outlet syndrome and had surgery to remove a portion of his rib.19-21
$+293
23-14
RPG. Perkins
out for season
Shoulder
04/11/16
Perkins has been placed on the 60-day disabled list and will require season-ending surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder.37-56
$-1130
57-30
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NEWS

Covers Preview - The Atlanta Braves attempt to complete a sweep of their brief two-game interleague set against the host Minnesota Twins when the two worst teams in the major leagues meet at Target Field on Wednesday. Atlanta, which owns the worst record in baseball at 34-66, ended its five-game losing streak Tuesday with a 2-0 triumph in the series opener as Adonis Garcia homered while Lucas Harrell and four relievers combined on a five-hitter.

 
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