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Braves Vs. Phillies: Game 1 Preview, TV Info And More

The Braves will enter a crucial series with the seemingly done-for Phillies to close the first half of the MLB season starting Friday night, as Atlanta sits in third place, six back of division leading Washington and 2.5 games back of the Mets. Philly took two of three the last time the teams met.

Chipper Jones and Martin Prado will arrive at Citizens Bank Park with 11-game hitting streaks. Jones is now the oldest player in Braves history to carry a hitting streak of 11 or more games.

Date / Time: Friday, July 6, 7:05 p.m. ET

Location: Citizens Bank Park

TV: Peacthree TV, Fox Sports South

Radio: WNNX 100.5, WCNN 680

Probable Starters: Tim Hudson (6-4) vs. Kyle Kendrick (2-8)

For more on the Atlanta Braves head over to Talking Chop. Philadelphia Phillies info can be found over at The Good Phight. For more Major League Baseball news and notes head over to Baseball Nation.

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