Braves take on Blue Jays, look to build on 4-game win streak
Toronto Blue Jays (55-83, fourth in the AL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (84-54, first in the AL East)
Atlanta; Monday, 1 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Jacob Waguespack (4-2, 3.93 ERA) Braves: Mike Soroka (10-3, 2.44 ERA)
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta enters the game as winners of their last four games.
The Braves are 42-27 on their home turf. Atlanta ranks eighth in the league in hitting with a .260 batting average, Freddie Freeman leads the team with an average of .301.
The Blue Jays are 28-41 on the road. The Toronto offense has compiled a .237 batting average as a team this season, last in the majors. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads the team with a mark of .278.
TOP PERFORMERS: Freeman leads the Braves with 38 home runs and is slugging .580. Josh Donaldson is 7-for-39 with four home runs and four RBIs over the last 10 games for Atlanta.
Randal Grichuk leads the Blue Jays with 60 RBIs and is batting .233. Cavan Biggio is 8-for-32 with two doubles, two home runs and four RBIs over the last 10 games for Toronto.
LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 8-2, .236 batting average, 2.89 ERA, outscored opponents by 19 runs
Blue Jays: 3-7, .219 batting average, 3.90 ERA, outscored by 11 runs
Braves Injuries: Jacob Webb: (elbow), Darren O’Day: (forearm), Grant Dayton: (toe), Austin Riley: (knee), Nick Markakis: (wrist), Ender Inciarte: (hamstring), Francisco Cervelli: (quad).
Blue Jays Injuries: Matt Shoemaker: (knee), Clayton Richard: (lat), Elvis Luciano: (elbow), Ryan Borucki: (elbow), Lourdes Gurriel Jr.: (quad), Derek Fisher: (undisclosed), Devon Travis: (knee), Luke Maile: (oblique).