The Atlanta Braves will go for a series split of their brief two-game matchup with the Miami Marlins on Thursday night with the major league leader in ERA Brandon Beachy taking the mound. The Marlins will counter with Ricky Nolasco.
Beachy has been lights out this season as his microscopic ERA suggests. He is also holding opponents to a .181 batting average and has allowed just one homer in 45 innings this season. Nolasco has struggled in his last four outings at Turner Field where he has gone 1-2 with a 6.97 ERA. He was 1-1 against the Braves in five starts last season.
Game Date/Time: Thursday, May 17, 7:10 p.m. ET
Location: Turner Field, Atlanta, Georgia
Pitching Matchup: Ricky Nolasco (4-1, 3.65 ERA) vs. Brandon Beachy (4-1, 1.60 ERA)
Radio: 680 The Fan
Online Streaming: MLB.tv