The Braves take on their next National League East foe, the Marlins. The Fighting Fish are a tough little team who always play the Braves hard. They will be coming into Turner Field this time with a new manager, after firing Fredi Gonzalez last week.
The Braves will play their last three home games before heading out on the road to face the rest of the NL East. Atlanta must find a sense of urgency in this series, as both the Mets and the Phillies are playing easy-to-beat teams in the Nationals and Pirates. Of course, both the Mets and the Phillies lost to those teams last night, allowing the Braves to pick up a half game on each team in the standings.
Talking Chop kicks off Independence Day weekend with a Braves-Marlins series preview:
TC commenters are predicting a 2-1 series victory for the home team.