June 12, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons (19) tries to turn a double play on New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia (52) during the fifth inning at Turner Field. The Yankees defeated the Braves 6-4. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-US PRESSWIRE
The Braves have not scored a run in their last 20 innings.
Atlanta will now get another shot at the Yankees as it heads to the Bronx. The Braves offense has been scuffling lately, scoring zero runs in its last 20 innings. There will be no rest for the weary against New York, who will throw CC Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda and Phil Hughes against Atlanta.
As the series begins, Atlanta is 35-31, which is good enough for the second Wild Card in the National League.
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