Saturday preview: Jurrjens vs. Arroyo

Who: at Reds

When: 4:10 p.m. Saturday

TV; radio: Fox; 680 AM, 100.5 FM

Saturday’s matchup: Braves RH Jair Jurrjens (3-3, 4.37 ERA) vs. RH Bronson Arroyo (10-6, 4.21 ERA).

* Jurrjens is 3-0 with a 2.84 ERA in five starts since coming off the DL. He’s 0-2 with a 6.75 ERA in three starts against the Reds, and has allowed seven runs and 11 hits in 6-1/3 innings of two starts at Great American Ball Park. Brandon Phillips is 3-for-7 with a homer against him.

* Arroyo is 5-3 with a 3.29 ERA and .203 opponents’ average in his past eight starts, including five starts with two runs or fewer. Lefties are hitting .290 against him this season, righties .176. He’s 5-3 with a 5.90 ERA in 12 games (11 starts) against the Braves, including 1-2 with a 10.93 ERA in the past three. Chipper Jones is 11-for-25 with three homers and 10 RBIs against him, Eric Hinske is 11-for-26 with a homer, and Brian McCann is 4-for-12 with two homers.

* DAVID O’BRIEN

10 comments Add your comment

Chip4Prez

July 30th, 2010
5:54 pm

Good match up on Saturday. Let’s hope we can get the bats going in this series!!! If Medlen pitches his game tonight and mixes up his pitches, stays down, and nothing over the plate, we have a decent chance. Then again, we HAVE to swing the bat better than we did in DC. Stupid Nats.

J-Man

July 30th, 2010
6:01 pm

Steve

July 30th, 2010
6:19 pm

J-Man you are a dork.

Chip4Prez

July 30th, 2010
6:32 pm

Chief Nock A Homa

July 30th, 2010
6:32 pm

MLBTraderumors says Cody Ross available to Braves for right price….

Please don’t go this direction FW…. Wrong move…

J-Man

July 30th, 2010
6:35 pm

Steve youre a chode lol

Chip4Prez

July 30th, 2010
6:36 pm

Boston is apparently pushing hard for Ross too. It’s official — Berkman to Yanks. So that possibility is out for the Braves… Go team.

TheAntiMe

July 30th, 2010
7:30 pm

I’m not bashing Glaus but I really wonder if he shouldn’t be on the DL. It almost looks like he needs a wheelchair to make it to first base.

TheAntiMe

July 30th, 2010
8:26 pm

Trivia answer: Hey I did get Bob Wickman but I totally forgot about Jeff Reardon. Come on Braves, let’s go!!!

Steve

July 30th, 2010
8:43 pm

Whats a chode?

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