ATLANTA (AP) PITCHING PROBABLES: Royals: Danny Duffy (4-5, 4.52 ERA) Braves: Dallas Keuchel (3-3, 3.58 ERA)
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta heads into the matchup after a strong showing by Kevin Gausman. Gausman threw seven innings, surrendering one run on five hits with eight strikeouts against Washington.
The Braves are 30-21 in home games. Atlanta has slugged .457, good for second in the National League. Freddie Freeman leads the club with a .567 slugging percentage, including 53 extra-base hits and 25 home runs.