6:50 pm September 28, 2010, by David O'Brien
Who: vs. Marlins
When: 4:35 p.m. Wednesday
TV; radio: SPSO; 680 AM, 100.5 FM
Wednesday’s matchup: Braves RH Derek Lowe (15-12, 4.07 ERA) vs. LH Andrew Miller (1-4, 8.19).
– Lowe is 4-0 with a 1.08 ERA in four starts since missing a rotation turn for a bone chip in his elbow. He’ll be working on three days’ rest instead of the usual four. Lowe is 2-1 with a 5.09 ERA in four career regular-season starts on short rest. Against the Marlins, he’s 1-0 despite an 8.57 ERA in five starts over the past two seasons. Hanley Ramirez is 14-for-26 with a homer against him, and Dan Uggla is 12-for-28 with two homers.
– Miller is 3-0 with a 3.04 ERA in seven games (four starts) vs. the Braves, including a Sept. 3 win. In four starts since that game, he’s 0-4 with a 12.89 ERA and .443 opponents’ average, with a staggering 31 hits, 21 earned runs and 12 walks allowed in 14-2/3 innings. Eric Hinske is 2-for-2 with a homer against him, and Matt Diaz is 4-for-12 with a homer.
* DAVID O’BRIEN
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