Ian Happ and the Chicago Cubs hit the field on Thursday at Truist Park against AJ Smith-Shawver, who will start for the Atlanta Braves. First pitch is at 7:20 PM ET.

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Braves vs. Cubs Live Stream, TV Channel and Game Info:

  • Date: Thursday, September 28, 2023
  • Time: 7:20 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSO
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Venue: Truist Park
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Discover More About This Game

Braves Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Atlanta Braves lead the league with 303 total home runs, averaging 1.9 per game.
  • Atlanta leads MLB with a .502 slugging percentage this season, hammering out 611 extra-base hits.
  • The Braves lead the majors with a .275 batting average.
  • Atlanta scores the most runs in baseball (922 total, 5.8 per game).
  • The Braves have a league-best .343 on-base percentage.
  • The Braves strike out 7.9 times per game to rank fifth in baseball.
  • Atlanta's pitching staff is second in the majors with a collective 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Atlanta's 4.13 team ERA ranks 14th among all MLB pitching staffs.
  • The Braves average MLB's 17th-ranked WHIP (1.298).

Braves Probable Starting Pitcher

  • Smith-Shawver gets the start for the Braves, his fifth of the season. He is 1-0 with a 4.57 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 21 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent time out came on Sunday, July 30 against the Milwaukee Brewers, when the righty threw five innings, surrendering three earned runs while allowing four hits.

Braves Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Braves Starter Opponent Starter
9/22/2023 Nationals W 9-6 Away Charlie Morton Patrick Corbin
9/24/2023 Nationals L 3-2 Away Allan Winans Jackson Rutledge
9/24/2023 Nationals W 8-5 Away Spencer Strider Joan Adon
9/26/2023 Cubs W 7-6 Home Bryce Elder Justin Steele
9/27/2023 Cubs W 6-5 Home Darius Vines Jameson Taillon
9/28/2023 Cubs - Home AJ Smith-Shawver Marcus Stroman
9/29/2023 Nationals - Home Allan Winans Trevor Williams
9/30/2023 Nationals - Home Spencer Strider Joan Adon
10/1/2023 Nationals - Home Bryce Elder Jackson Rutledge

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