WAS: RHP Tony Armas
7-7, 4.53 ERA in 2005
0-0, 3.00 ERA vs. ATL in 2005 ATL: RHP John Smoltz
13-6, 2.96 ERA in 2005
1-0, 2.86 ERA vs. WAS in 2005 Player to watch
Reliever Kyle Farnsworth has 13 strikeouts in his last 11 appearances. Quotable
"Our last two home series have been disappointing, I don't know what the records are, but I know we've got to win at home." -- Adam LaRoche, on Wednesday night's late-inning loss to Washington On the Internet
Official game notes On television
WAS: Mid-Atlantic Sports Network
ATL: TBS On radio
ATL: WGST 640 AM
Marcus Giles has a hit in 28 of his last 32 games, and he has batted .366 (48-for-131) with 12 doubles in that span. ... Chipper Jones has gone 22-for-62 (.355) with four home runs and 16 RBIs in his last 17 games.
Friday: vs. Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m. ET
Saturday: vs. Cincinnati, 7:05 p.m. ET
Sunday: vs. Cincinnati, 1:05 p.m. ET
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