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Game Thread: Phillies vs Braves 9/4/16

Can they win at least one game against the turds of baseball?

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Phillies vs Braves

Citizens Bank Park

1:35PM EDT on CSN

Jake Thompson (1-4) 7.86 ERA

PHILLIES: Thompson struggled mightily in his first four starts, going 1-3 with a 9.78 ERA. But then he allowed two runs in seven innings last week against the Nationals, giving him a boost of confidence heading into the season’s final month.

Julio Teheran (4-9) 3.12 ERA

BRAVES: Teheran snapped a string of eight straight winless starts in Tuesday’s 7-3 victory over the Padres. He looked more like himself in his third outing off the disabled list, allowing two runs on six hits while striking out eight.

Today's Lineups

Ender Inciarte - CF Cesar Hernandez - 2B
Adonis Garcia - 3B Maikel Franco - 3B
Freddie Freeman - 1B Tommy Joseph - 1B
Matt Kemp - LF Cameron Rupp - C
Nick Markakis - RF Darin Ruf - LF
Tyler Flowers - C Freddy Galvis - SS
Jace Peterson - 2B Aaron Altherr - CF
Dansby Swanson - SS Peter Bourjos - RF
Julio Teheran - RHP Jake Thompson - RHP