Braves vs. Nationals Probable Starting Pitchers Today – June 7

The Washington Nationals (27-35) take a four-game losing streak into a matchup versus the Atlanta Braves (35-25), at 6:45 PM ET on Friday.

This contest’s pitching matchup is set, as the Braves will send Chris Sale (8-1) to the mound, while Jake Irvin (3-5) will get the nod for the Nationals.

Place your bets on any MLB matchup at BetMGM, and sign up with our link for a first-time deposit bonus!

Braves vs. Nationals Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Friday, June 7, 2024
  • Time: 6:45 PM ET
  • TV: BSSE
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Venue: Nationals Park
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Sale – ATL (8-1, 3.06 ERA) vs Irvin – WSH (3-5, 3.39 ERA)

You can watch the MLB all season long on Fubo!

Braves Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Chris Sale

  • Sale (8-1) will take to the mound for the Braves and make his 12th start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw four innings against the Oakland Athletics, giving up eight earned runs while allowing nine hits.
  • The 35-year-old has an ERA of 3.06, an 8.2 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of .946 in 11 games this season.
  • In 11 starts this season, he’s earned six quality starts.
  • Sale has 10 starts of five or more innings this season in 11 chances. He averages 6.1 innings per outing.
  • In 11 appearances this season, he has finished three without allowing an earned run.
  • The 35-year-old’s 3.06 ERA ranks 21st, .946 WHIP ranks seventh, and 10.9 K/9 ranks eighth among qualified pitchers in the majors this season.

Rep your team with officially licensed MLB gear! Head to Fanatics to find jerseys, shirts, and much more.

Nationals Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Jake Irvin

  • Irvin (3-5) gets the starting nod for the Nationals in his 13th start of the season. He’s put together a 3.39 ERA in 69 2/3 innings pitched, with 60 strikeouts.
  • His last appearance was on Sunday against the Cleveland Guardians, when the right-hander threw six innings, surrendering two earned runs while giving up five hits.
  • In 12 games this season, the 27-year-old has an ERA of 3.39, with 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .227 against him.
  • Irvin is looking to register his fourth quality start in a row in this matchup.
  • Irvin will look to prolong an eight-game streak of going five or more innings (he’s averaging 5.8 frames per outing).
  • In three of his appearances this season he has not surrender an earned run.
  • This season, the 27-year-old ranks 35th in ERA (3.39), 19th in WHIP (1.029), and 53rd in K/9 (7.8) among qualifying pitchers.

Jake Irvin vs. Braves

  • The opposing Braves offense has a collective .246 batting average, and is 15th in the league with 500 total hits and 18th in MLB play with 270 runs scored. They have the ninth-ranked slugging percentage (.405) and are 16th in all of MLB with 63 home runs.
  • Irvin has a 0.00 ERA and a 0.667 WHIP against the Braves this season in six innings pitched, allowing a .111 batting average over one appearance.

Bet on this or any MLB matchup at BetMGM

Read More About This Game

Not all offers available in all states, please visit BetMGM for the latest promotions for your area. Must be 21+ to gamble, please wager responsibly. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, contact 1-800-GAMBLER.

Shared content written by the Lineups Staff!

Hot MLB Stories