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Ryu expected to start for Toronto against Atlanta

August 5, 2020 GMT

Toronto Blue Jays (3-5, fourth in the AL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (8-4, second in the AL East)

Atlanta; Wednesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Hyun Jin Ryu (0-1, 8.00 ERA, 1.89 WHIP, 9 strikeouts) Braves: Sean Newcomb (0-0, 8.22 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, 5 strikeouts)

LINE: Braves favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Blue Jays play the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.

The Braves went 50-31 in home games in 2019. Atlanta hit .258 as a team last season while averaging 8.8 hits per game.

The Blue Jays went 32-49 away from home in 2019. Toronto hit .236 as a team last season while averaging 8.0 hits per game.

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The teams meet for the first time this season. Atlanta leads the season series 1-0.

INJURIES: Braves: Jacob Webb: (shoulder), Jeremy Walker: (shoulder), Mike Soroka: (achilles), Phil Pfeifer: (elbow), Cole Hamels: (left arm), Matt Adams: (hamstring).

Blue Jays: Ken Giles: (right elbow), Yennsy Diaz: (lat), Chase Anderson: (oblique), Derek Fisher: (quad).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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