Braves vs. Nationals Probable Starting Pitchers Today – June 8

The Atlanta Braves (35-26) visit the Washington Nationals (28-35) at 4:05 PM ET on Saturday.

The probable starters are Charlie Morton (3-2) for the Braves and MacKenzie Gore (4-5) for the Nationals.

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Braves vs. Nationals Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Saturday, June 8, 2024
  • Time: 4:05 PM ET
  • TV: MASN
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Venue: Nationals Park
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Morton – ATL (3-2, 3.88 ERA) vs Gore – WSH (4-5, 3.57 ERA)

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Braves Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Charlie Morton

  • The Braves’ Morton (3-2) will make his 12th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Sunday, when he threw six scoreless innings against the Oakland Athletics while allowing one hit.
  • The 40-year-old has pitched in 11 games this season with a 3.88 ERA and 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings with a batting average against of .235.
  • In 11 starts this season, he’s earned five quality starts.
  • Morton will look to finish five or more innings for the fourth start in a row.
  • He has three appearances with no earned runs allowed in 11 chances this season.
  • The 40-year-old ranks 58th in ERA (3.88), 59th in WHIP (1.293), and 21st in K/9 (9.3) among qualified pitchers in the majors this season.

Charlie Morton vs. Nationals

  • The Nationals are batting .230 this season, 22nd in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .351 (29th in the league) with 50 home runs.
  • The Nationals have gone 12-for-25 with three doubles, a home run and eight RBI in one game against the right-hander this season.

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Nationals Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: MacKenzie Gore

  • The Nationals will send Gore (4-5) out for his 13th start of the season. He is 4-5 with a 3.57 ERA and 74 strikeouts over 63 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The left-hander last appeared on Monday against the New York Mets, when he went 4 1/3 innings, allowing six earned runs while giving up seven hits.
  • During 12 games this season, the 25-year-old has a 3.57 ERA and 10.6 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .266 to his opponents.
  • Gore has four quality starts under his belt this year.
  • Gore enters the game with nine outings of five or more innings pitched this year.
  • He has held his opponents without an earned run in one of his 12 appearances this season.
  • This season, the 25-year-old ranks 46th in ERA (3.57), 64th in WHIP (1.365), and ninth in K/9 (10.6) among qualifying pitchers.

MacKenzie Gore vs. Braves

  • He will take the mound against a Braves offense that ranks 15th in the league with 506 total hits (on a .245 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .403 (ninth in the league) with 63 total home runs (17th in MLB action).
  • Gore has a 1.69 ERA and a 1.125 WHIP against the Braves this season in 5 1/3 innings pitched, allowing a .273 batting average over one appearance.

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