The Milwaukee Brewers will hit the road again this weekend against the best team in the National League, the Atlanta Braves. Milwaukee also faced Atlanta recently, with the Brewers dropping two of three to the Braves in a hard-fought series.
Milwaukee Brewers Travel to Atlanta to Battle the Braves
The key for the Milwaukee Brewers this weekend is just to avoid getting swept and competing hard with Atlanta. Milwaukee currently has a 57-46 record so far this season and is currently 1.5 games up on the Cincinnati Reds for first place in the National League Central.
As for the Braves, they are currently in first place in the National League East with a 64-36 record and currently have a 10-game lead on the Philadelphia Phillies. The Atlanta Braves will more than likely have a first-round bye in the National League.
The Milwaukee Brewers are coming off a series where they took two of three from the Cincinnati Reds before having an off day on Thursday. They can’t afford to be trailing in the National League Central Standings once this series is over.
This will be the last time this regular season these two teams meet.
Milwaukee Brewers Stats
Willy Adames has played in 93 games so far this season for the Milwaukee Brewers. He has a .206 batting average with 17 home runs and 48 RBIs, along with four stolen bases. Adames has been one of their better players this season.
Christian Yelich has played in 99 games so far this season for Milwaukee. He has a .290 batting average with 15 home runs and 57 RBIs, along with 22 stolen bases. Over his last seven games, he has hit two home runs and seven RBIs and stole one base.
Joey Wiemer has played in 99 games so far this season for the Brewers. He has a .213 batting average with 12 home runs and 33 RBIs, along with 11 stolen bases. Over his last seven games has a .176 batting average and is struggling for the Milwaukee Brewers.
Saturday: Julio Teheran (2-4 record, 3.75 ERA, 40 K)) vs. Bryce Edler (7-2 record, 3.30 ERA, 86 K)
Sunday: Colin Rea (5-4 record, 4.53 ERA, 75 K) vs. TBD