Series preview: vs Phillies
When (TV): 7:35 p.m. Friday (SPSO); 4:10 p.m. Saturday (FOX); 1:35 p.m. Sunday (FSSO).
Radio: 680 AM, 100.5 FM
Probable starting pitchers:
Friday: RH Brandon Beachy (0-1, 2.89) vs. RH Kyle Kendrick (10-10, 4.76)
Saturday: RH Tommy Hanson (10-11, 3.41) vs. TBA.
Sunday: RH Tim Hudson (16-9, 2.76) vs. TBA.
• Beachy makes his third major league start in place of the injured Jair Jurrjens (knee), including his second against the Phillies. He held them to three runs (one earned) in 4 1/3 innings in his surprise debut. Lefties are hitting .316 off Beachy and righties only .176.
• Kendrick, who is pitching in place of the resting Roy Halladay, has owned the Braves this season, holding them to one run in 15 innings (0.60 ERA) and a .184 opponents’ average but the Braves rallied to win both those games in extra innings. He is 1-3 with a 5.06 ERA in September.