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Braves Vs. Diamondbacks: Game Time, TV Info And More

With two of the Arizona Diamondbacks top players struggling with injuries, the Atlanta Braves will try to steal a road series against them when they begin a four-game set on Thursday.

After starting off the season 0-4, Atlanta has been on a tear lately, going 7-1 in their last 8 games and moving into a tie for second in the NL East behind the surprising Washington Nationals.

Arizona, meanwhile, has struggled to score runs, mustering only 6 in their last 3 games against the Pittsburgh Pirates, as Chris Young is out with a shoulder injury and Justin Upton is struggling with a thumb.

The pitching match-up on Thursday will be between the Braves Mike Minor and the Diamondbacks Josh Collmenter. Collmenter has pitched only 7 innings in his 2 starts this season, giving up 5 earned runs for an ERA of 12.86; Minor has been solid so far, giving up 6 earned runs in 12.1 innings for an ERA of 4.38.

For more news and notes on the Braves, check out Talking Chop while AZ Snake Pit has you covered for all you need to know about the Diamondbacks.

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