Our ace, Derek Lowe, takes the mound tonight trying to build on the momentum that was generated by a 12th inning walk off win last night. Lowe was 1-and-0 with a 1.93 ERA in two starts against the Cubs in 2008. He has 8 quality starts on the year, and 6 of his last 7 starts have been quality starts -- let's see if we can get another one tonight.
In managerial news, Bobby Cox is two wins away from his 2,000th win as the Atlanta Braves manager. Cox has 2,353 wins as a major league manager, which is 4th on the all-time list and 2nd on the active list behind Tony LaRussa.