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Open Thread 5/18: Braves at Rays

Tommy Hanson (8 starts, 5-2, 4.78 ERA vs. AL) vs. James Shields (21 starts, 9-7, 4.30 ERA vs. NL)

  1. Michael Bourn - CF
  2. Martin Prado - LF
  3. Freddie Freeman - 1B
  4. Dan Uggla - 2B
  5. Brian McCann - C
  6. Chipper Jones - 3B
  7. Jason Heyward - RF
  8. Eric Hinske - DH
  9. Tyler Pastornicky - SS

Shields is 42-26 with a 3.36 ERA in 98 starts at Tropicana Field; Eric Hinske has hit .239 in 106 games at the Trop with 11 HR; the Braves won two of three in their most recent visit to TB back in 2006; Atlanta's has hit .265 with 24 HR in their 22 road games compared to .281 with 15 HR in 17 home games; the Braves had two road winning streaks of at least four games last year and have won five straight road games twice already this year.

All I want for my birthday is a Braves win!

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