SAN DIEGO, CA - AUGUST 27: Paul Maholm #17 of the Atlanta Braves pitches during the third inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on August 27, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
The Braves head to Citi Field for a three-game weekend series against the Mets.
The Braves take on the Mets in a three-game weekend road series, as Atlanta tries to stay atop the NL Wild Card standings. Paul Maholm (11-9, 3.79 ERA) will take the mound for the Braves, facing Jonathon Niese (10-8, 3.55 ERA) in the pitching duel.
Since being traded to the Braves, Maholm is 7-3 with a 2.37 ERA in his past 13 starts, and 2-3 with a 3.96 ERA in six of those starts. Maholm is 5-3 with a 3.86 ERA in 12 games against the Mets, which includes going 2-0 with an 0.69 ERA in two starts against New York this season
Date/Time: Friday, Sept. 7, 7:10 p.m.
Location: Citi Field
TV: PTV, SNY
Online streaming: MLB.tv
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