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Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies game thread

It’s Brandon McCarthy vs. Vince Velasquez tonight at 7:10 PM EST.

MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Join in the conversation tonight as the Braves wrap up the Opening Series of 2018 against the Phillies looking to take 2 out of 3 games. The Braves are down both of their catchers as Tyler Flowers hit the DL yesterday and Kurt Suzuki is under evaluation after being hit by a pitch in last nights game.

In case you might have missed it earlier we previewed the matchup between the teams and the teams announced their lineups. Here are the links for those posts:


The line favors Atlanta once again and advanced analytics give the Braves a 61.5% win-probability. The first pitch is projected to be a nice 69 degrees with a headwind blowing in at 5 MPH from straightaway center field.

You can view the game as always on Fox Sports Southeast or stream the game live on The game will also be broadcast on the airwaves from 680 the Fan (WCNN AM) or 106.7 (WYAY FM) beginning at 7:10 PM EST.

First pitch is coming up as the Braves look to take the series with an off day coming tomorrow.

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