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Game Thread: Phillies vs Braves 7/4/16

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Phillies (37-46) vs Braves (28-54)

Citizens Bank Park

4:05 PM EDT on CSN

Jerad Eickhoff (5-9) 3.38 ERA

PHILLIES: Eickhoff has been the team’s most reliable pitcher this season, stopping losing streaks with quality performances. He pitched particularly well in June, going 3-2 with a 2.23 ERA in six starts.

Joel De La Cruz (0-1) 4.50 ERA

BRAVES: After posting a quality start in his Major League debut, De La Cruz will receive another chance in the rotation against the Phillies. He allowed three runs on seven hits against the Indians, but he tallied just one strikeout.

Today's Lineups

ATLANTA BRAVES PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
Jace Peterson - 2B Odubel Herrera - CF
Erick Aybar - SS Peter Bourjos - RF
Freddie Freeman - 1B Cody Asche - LF
Nick Markakis - RF Maikel Franco - 3B
Jeff Francoeur - LF Cameron Rupp - C
A.J. Pierzynski - C Tommy Joseph - 1B
Brandon Snyder - 3B Freddy Galvis - SS
Emilio Bonifacio - CF Cesar Hernandez - 2B
Joel De La Cruz - RHP Jerad Eickhoff - RHP