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Probable Pitchers

Atlanta Braves @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Joel De La Cruz, RHP
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    Joel De La Cruz, last 5 years vs. SF
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De La Cruz has primarily been a Minor League journeyman throughout, but he's pitched effectively in three of five starts since joining Atlanta's rotation at the end of July. He relies on a sinker, but his ground-ball rate is below 50 percent.

Jeff Samardzija, RHP
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    Jeff Samardzija, last 5 years vs. ATL
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Samardzija hasn't taken full advantage of AT&T Park's pitcher-friendly environs during his first season with the Giants. He's 4-4 with a 3.96 ERA at home and 6-5 with a 4.31 ERA on the road.

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Atlanta Braves @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Mike Foltynewicz, RHP
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    Mike Foltynewicz, last 3 starts
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    Mike Foltynewicz, regular season
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    Mike Foltynewicz, last 5 years vs. SF
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Foltynewicz has not been able to extend the consistency he displayed around the All-Star break. Fastball command has been spotty and he has not generated as many swings-and-misses with his slider or curve.

Jake Peavy, RHP
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Reassigned to the bullpen after the Giants acquired Matt Moore at the Trade Deadline, Peavy received this start after Matt Cain injured his back in an Aug. 17 game against the Mets.

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Atlanta Braves @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
To Be Announced

Madison Bumgarner, LHP
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    Madison Bumgarner, last 5 years vs. ATL
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Bumgarner has won his last six decisions against Atlanta in a span of seven starts since May 11, 2013. He has allowed the Braves to hit .209 off him throughout his career.

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San Diego Padres @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Edwin Jackson, RHP
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    Edwin Jackson, last 5 years vs. ATL
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At times this season, Edwin Jackson has looked very sharp for the Padres, but he was bitten by the long ball against the Cubs in his last time out. Jackson allowed three home runs in his second consecutive poor outing.

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