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Game Thread #98: Braves (50-48) at Brewers (49-48)

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Current Series

3 game series vs Braves @ Miller Park

Fri 07/24 WP: Javier Vazquez (8 - 7)
LP: Carlos Villanueva (2 - 7)
4 - 9 loss
Sat 07/25 WP: Yovani Gallardo (9 - 7)
LP: Tommy Hanson (5 - 1)
4 - 0 win

Atlanta Braves
@ Milwaukee Brewers

Sunday, Jul 26, 2009, 1:05 PM CDT
Miller Park

Derek Lowe vs Braden Looper

Partly cloudy. Winds blowing out to center field at 10-15 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 75.

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Can the Brewers win their first series in July? Follow the jump for conversation on today's exciting action!

Lineup:

2B Felipe Lopez
3B Craig Counsell
LF Ryan Braun
1B Prince Fielder
RF Corey Hart
SS JJ Hardy
CF Jody Gerut
C Jason Kendall
RHP Braden Looper

Bullpen:

Tim Dillard is the presumptive starter in Tuesday's game and last pitched Wednesday for Nashville. He threw a 65-pitch, 8-inning one-hitter.
Mike Burns is also in the mix for Tuesday. He allowed six runs in three innings in his last start on July 20.
Chris Smith threw 34 pitches in 1 2/3 innings on Friday. He has allowed a run in his last four appearances.
Carlos Villanueva allowed one run in one inning (25 pitches) on Friday.
Mitch Stetter has pitched in both games this series, throwing 4 pitches on Friday and 12 last night.
Mark DiFelice last pitched on Wednesday in Pittsburgh. He threw eight pitches in 2/3 of an inning.
Todd Coffey threw twelve pitches in 2/3 of an inning last night.
Trevor Hoffman hasn't pitched since Tuesday, when he threw seven pitches for a save.