Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Gant-Conley matchup wraps two-game set

The Braves feel right at home at Marlins Park, having gone 29-13 there since it opened in 2012. They look to improve upon that mark and sweep a two-game series against the Marlins at 12:10 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Atlanta is 6-1 this season against Miami.
The Marlins send Adam Conley (3-4, 3.94 ERA) to the hill. In his last start, the left-hander held up the front end of Miami's first one-hitter since 2013 against the Rockies on Friday. Conley is looking for his first win since May 16.
John Gant (1-1, 4.37 ERA) takes the mound for just his third career start. He earned his first Major League win against the Mets on Friday, tossing 6 2/3 innings of two-hit, one-run ball.
Three things to know about this game
• With nine career appearances under his belt, Gant owns a career 2.93 ERA on the road. That's a big difference from his 7.36 ERA at home.
• Conley has a 5.84 ERA in 12 1/3 innings against the Braves. This will mark his third career start against Atlanta.
• Christian Yelich has reached base safely in 20 straight games, giving him multiple 20-plus game on-base streaks this season. Only Joey Votto and Joe Mauer have achieved that feat.

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