Braves vs. Nationals: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Chris Sale takes the mound for the Atlanta Braves (35-25) when they visit starting pitcher Jake Irvin and the Washington Nationals (27-35) at 6:45 PM ET on Friday.

The article below will provide you with everything you need to watch Atlanta take on Washington.

When is Braves vs. Nationals and when does it start?

This game between the Braves and Nationals will take place on Friday, June 7, 2024. You can expect the opening pitch at 6:45 PM ET.

Where to watch Braves vs. Nationals

The Braves and Nationals will take to the diamond at Nationals Park for this matchup on June 7, and if you want to catch the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on BSSE.

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Braves vs. Nationals Game Preview

These squads play again following the Braves’ 5-2 victory over the Nationals yesterday. Aaron Bummer (1.0 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 K) earned the win for the Braves. Marcell Ozuna went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI to lead the team on offense. Hunter Harvey (1.0 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 0 K) took the loss on the mound for the Nationals.

Braves Stats, Odds & Insights

The Braves have compiled a 34-21 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 61.8% of those games).

Atlanta ranks 16th in MLB play with 63 home runs. They average 1.1 per game.

The Braves’ .405 slugging percentage ranks ninth-best in baseball.

Atlanta’s 3.58 team ERA ranks eighth among all MLB pitching staffs.

Pitchers for the Braves combine for the 11th-ranked WHIP in MLB (1.225).

Nationals Stats, Odds & Insights

The Nationals have entered the game as underdogs 56 times this season and won 24, or 42.9%, of those games.

Washington has hit just 50 homers this season, which ranks 27th in the majors.

The Nationals are 28th in MLB with a slugging percentage of only .352 this season.

Washington has pitched to a 4.05 ERA this season, which ranks 17th in baseball.

The Nationals have a combined WHIP of 1.303 as a pitching staff, which ranks 20th in MLB.

Braves Starter Recent Performance: Chris Sale

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Athletics June 1 4.0 9 8 8 4 1
at Pirates May 26 7.0 4 1 1 8 1
vs. Padres May 20 7.0 5 0 0 9 0
vs. Cubs May 14 7.0 2 0 0 9 0
vs. Red Sox May 8 6.0 6 0 0 10 1

Nationals Starter Recent Performance: Jake Irvin

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Guardians June 2 6.0 5 2 2 6 1
at Braves May 28 6.0 2 0 0 10 2
vs. Twins May 22 6.1 5 2 2 6 0
at Phillies May 17 5.0 5 4 4 2 1
at Red Sox May 11 7.0 4 2 2 6 0

Braves Key Players to Watch

Sale makes the start for the Braves, his 12th of the season. He is 8-1 with a 3.06 ERA and 82 strikeouts through 67 2/3 innings pitched.

In his last appearance on Saturday against the Oakland Athletics, the lefty went four innings, giving up eight earned runs while surrendering nine hits.

The 35-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.06, with 10.9 strikeouts per nine innings, in 11 games this season. Opponents are hitting .213 against him.

Ozuna leads Atlanta in batting average (.312), home runs (18) and runs batted in (55) this season.

Ozzie Albies has collected 56 hits this season and has an OBP of .338. He’s slugging .408 on the year.

Matt Olson has collected 52 base hits, an OBP of .320 and a slugging percentage of .428 this season.

Nationals Key Players to Watch

Irvin (3-5) will take the mound for the Nationals, his 13th start of the season.

The right-hander gave up two earned runs and allowed five hits in six innings pitched against the Cleveland Guardians on Sunday.

The 27-year-old has an ERA of 3.39 and 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .227 in 12 games this season.

C.J. Abrams has launched a team-best 10 home runs.

Jesse Winker is hitting .255 with 10 doubles, six home runs and 29 walks.

Luis Garcia has racked up a team-best batting average of .266.

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