Next for Braves
Who: vs. Pirates
When: 1:35 p.m. Sunday
TV; radio: Fox Sports South; 680 AM, 100.5 FM
Saturday’s matchup: Braves RH Kenshin Kawakami (0-7, 4.93 ERA) vs. LH Paul Maholm (3-4, 3.98 ERA).
* Kawakami is allowing a .284 average to opposing hitters this season — .313 to left-handers. His seven losses are tied for second most in the NL, behind the nine the Pirates’ Charlie Morton.
* Maholm is 1-1 with a 1.33 ERA in four career starts against the Braves. The Pirates are 4-1 in Maholm’s five road starts this season.
– CHRIS VIVLAMORE