Where: Turner Field
When: 7:35 p.m.
TV/Radio: FSSO/680, 93.7, 106.7
Probable starting pitchers: Braves RH Williams Perez (4-4, 4.76 ERA) vs. RH Masahiro Tanaka (9-6, 3.61)
What’s new: It’s back to interleague play for the Braves, who are 5-9 against the American League this season. The Yankees make their first trip to Turner Field since 2012, when the Braves were swept in three games. The Braves have lost all four of their interleague series against the Yankees at Turner Field, going 2-9. By comparison, the Braves are 10-7 against the Yankees in interleague play at Yankee Stadium, winning four of the six series. Nick Swisher faces his former team. He spent the 2009-2012 seasons in pinstripes. He has hit just .202 (25-for-124) in the 35 games he’s played against the Yankees. He went 0-for-4 in the Rockies series but drew three walks, and went 6-for-10 with two homers and a double the series prior against the Cubs.
-Carroll Rogers Walton
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