There was very little offense - yet again - in the Braves' 5-1 loss to the Cubs on the 4th of July, but two Braves hitters - Martin Prado and Chipper Jones - are working consecutive game hitting streaks of ten and 11 games, respectively, as Atlanta enters the final game of their series with the Cubs on Thursday.
The Braves will look to close out of the first half of the 2012 season with four remaining games (one vs. Chicago, three at Philadelphia) left to try and make up ground in the NL East. Atlanta has fallen to third place in the division, trailing the Mets by a game and a half.
Date / Time: Thursday, July 5, 7:10 p.m. ET
Location: Turner Field, Atlanta, Georgia
TV: Sports South
Radio: WNNX 100.5, WCNN 680
Probable Starters: Matt Garza (4-6) vs. Mike Minor (4-6)