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Game Thread: Phillies vs Braves 9/2/16

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A battle for the ages.

Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Phillies vs Braves

Citizens Bank Park

7:05PM on CSN

Jeremy Hellickson (10-8) 3.80 ERA

PHILLIES: He had pitched six or more innings in 15 of 18 starts before posting the second-shortest start of his season Saturday against the Mets, allowing five runs in four innings. He pitched a season-low three innings April 15 against the Nationals.

Joel De La Cruz (0-7) 4.66 ERA

BRAVES: De La Cruz has allowed 17 runs (14 earned) over his past four starts, causing his ERA rise from 3.41 to 4.66 during that span. The right-hander is still searching for his first win and has gone 0-5 with a 5.47 ERA on the road.

Today's Lineups

ATLANTA BRAVES PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
Ender Inciarte - CF Cesar Hernandez - 2B
Adonis Garcia - 3B Odubel Herrera - CF
Freddie Freeman - 1B Maikel Franco - 3B
Matt Kemp - LF Ryan Howard - 1B
Nick Markakis - RF Aaron Altherr - RF
Tyler Flowers - C Darin Ruf - LF
Jace Peterson - 2B Freddy Galvis - SS
Gordon Beckham - SS A.J. Ellis - C
Joel De La Cruz - RHP Jeremy Hellickson - RHP