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Baseball 2009-05-02


Baseball 2009-05-02
When; where: 3:40 p.m.; Turner Field

TV; radio: Fox; 640 AM, 96.1 FM

Pitching matchup: Astros RH Roy Oswalt (0-2, 3.94 ERA) vs. Braves RH Jair Jurrjens (2-2, 1.72 ERA). Oswalt has received less than two support runs per nine innings pitched, which helps explain his winless record despite three quality starts in five games. ... Similarly, Jurrjens is 0-2 with a 1.33 ERA in his past three starts, three runs allowed in 20 1/3 innings. The Braves failed to score while he was in two of those games and scored one run while he was in the other.

What to watch for: Oswalt is 0-2 with a 6.41 ERA in five regular-season starts against the Braves , the only team he has faced more than twice without a win (he's 2-0 in three playoff starts against them). He hasn't faced them since 2005, and Chipper Jones (3-for-13) and David Ross (1-for-4) are the only Braves with more than one at-bat against Oswalt. ... Jurrjens has never faced the Astros.


Author:Fox Sports
Author's Website:http://www.foxsports.com
Added: May 2, 2009

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