The Atlanta Braves got off to a hot start in game two of this series winning 9-6 on Friday to set the table for this double header today. They scored eight runs in the first two innings to put away the game early. It was a strong bounce back after the Mets won the first game of the series 6-4.
The starters for the first game of this double header are Jake Odorizzi, who the Braves got at the deadline from Houston in exchange for reliever Will Smith. The Mets will go with David Peterson. The headliners are going to be saved for the second game of the day.
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Game Date: Aug. 6, 2022
Game Time: 7:10 p.m. EST
TV Channel: CBS (WRGB-Albany, NY)
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Max Fried will face off against Max Scherzer in the night cap. Fried is 10-3 with a 2.58 ERA. Scherzer is his vintage self even though he’s dealt with injuries with a 7-2 with a 2.13 ERA. This is a can’t miss game and the best was saved for last between these two division rivals.
The Mets didn’t make any splashy moves while the Braves added at the deadline once again highlighted by extending Austin Riley to a 10-year contract. Deadline deals are what helped push them to a World Series title last year. Will it be enough for them to close the gap with the Mets?
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