Marlins at Braves
When/where: 7:35 p.m., Turner Field, Atlanta
On the air
TV: FSF Radio: 940-AM, 1230-AM (West Palm), 710-AM (Spanish)
On the mound
RHP Tom Koehler (9-9, 3.82) vs. RHP Ervin Santana (13-7, 3.60): Five of Koehler's losses have come on the road, where in 14 starts he has a 4.94 ERA with 34 walks and 64 strikeouts in 78 1/3 innings. In three 2014 starts against the Marlins, Santana is 2-0 with a 3.26 ERA with eight walks and 19 strikeouts in 19 1/3 innings.
Saturday — RHP Jarred Cosart (2-1, 2.08) vs. RHP Aaron Harang (10-8, 3.60); Sunday — RHP Nathan Eovaldi (6-9, 4.30) vs. LHP Alex Wood (9-10, 3.09)
Monday-Wednesday, New York Mets; Sept. 5-7, Atlanta Braves; Sept. 8-11, at Milwaukee Brewers
On the web
If the Marlins are to remain in the wild card conversation they'll have to get the better of the four teams in their own division over the next month. Starting with Friday's series opener at Turner Field, the Marlins play all but four of their remaining 30 games inside the National League East. The exception is a four-game set at Miller Park against the Brewers.
The Marlins are a combined 23-27 against the Braves, Mets, Nationals and Phillies. Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how the Marlins have hit and pitched inside the division:
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