Braves vs. Orioles: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch
Max Fried will take the ball for the Atlanta Braves (22-10) when they host starter Dean Kremer and the Baltimore Orioles (21-10) in a series opener on Friday, with first pitch at 7:20 PM ET.
Keep reading to see how to watch the Atlanta-Baltimore matchup below.
When is Braves vs. Orioles and when does it start?
This matchup between the Braves and Orioles is set to start on Friday, May 5, 2023. Be ready to see the opening pitch at 7:20 PM ET.
Where to watch Braves vs. Orioles
The Braves and Orioles will take to the diamond at Truist Park for this matchup on May 5, and if you would like to see 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 Stats, Odds & Insights
The Braves have put together an 18-10 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 64.3% of those games).
Atlanta is second in MLB action with 54 home runs. They average 1.7 per game.
The Braves’ .472 slugging percentage is second-best in MLB.
Atlanta’s 3.51 team ERA ranks sixth across all MLB pitching staffs.
Braves pitchers combine for the No. 10 WHIP in baseball (1.248).
Orioles Stats, Odds & Insights
This season, the Orioles have been the underdog 12 times and won six, or 50%, of those games.
Baltimore ranks 11th in Major League Baseball with 38 home runs.
The Orioles are 10th in MLB with a .430 slugging percentage this season.
Baltimore pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.58 ERA this year, which ranks 18th in MLB.
The Orioles have a combined WHIP of 1.337 as a pitching staff, which ranks 19th in MLB.
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Braves Starter Recent Performance: Max Fried
|at Mets||Apr. 28||5.0||3||0||0||7||1|
|vs. Astros||Apr. 23||6.2||3||0||0||5||3|
|at Padres||Apr. 17||5.0||4||0||0||4||0|
|at Nationals||Mar. 30||3.1||4||1||1||2||0|
Orioles Starter Recent Performance: Dean Kremer
|at Tigers||Apr. 29||5.0||11||5||5||6||2|
|vs. Red Sox||Apr. 24||5.2||7||4||4||5||1|
|at Nationals||Apr. 18||6.2||4||0||0||6||0|
|vs. Athletics||Apr. 12||4.1||5||4||4||1||2|
|vs. Yankees||Apr. 7||5.0||5||4||4||4||3|
Braves Key Players to Watch
Fried gets the start for the Braves, his fifth of the season. He is 2-0 with a .45 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 20 2/3 innings pitched.
His last time out was on Friday against the New York Mets, when the lefty threw five scoreless innings while giving up three hits.
In four games this season, the 29-year-old has amassed a .45 ERA and 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .203 to opposing hitters.
Ronald Acuna Jr. leads Atlanta with a batting average of .355. He’s also hit six home runs with 20 RBI.
Ozzie Albies is batting .288 this season with a team-high nine home runs and 26 RBI.
Sean Murphy has 27 hits this season and a slash line of .287/.437/.628.
Orioles Key Players to Watch
The Orioles will send Kremer (2-1) to the mound for his seventh start this season.
The right-hander’s last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw five innings against the Detroit Tigers, giving up five earned runs while allowing 11 hits.
The 27-year-old has an ERA of 6.67 and 7.6 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .314 in six games this season.
Jorge Mateo leads the Orioles with a .321 batting average.
Cedric Mullins has been productive as he paces his team with 26 RBI.
Adley Rutschman is batting .299 with five doubles, four home runs and 26 walks.
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