The Braves went 46-30 in division play in 2019. Atlanta pitchers had a WHIP of 1.36 last season while striking out 8.6 hitters per game.
The Nationals went 44-32 in division play in 2019. Washington averaged 9.0 hits with 3.4 extra base hits per game and 298 total doubles last season.
The teams meet for the first time this year.
INJURIES: Braves: Jacob Webb: (shoulder), Jeremy Walker: (shoulder), Mike Soroka: (achilles), Will Smith: (neck), Phil Pfeifer: (elbow), Chris Martin: (esophagus), Cole Hamels: (left arm), Ronald Acuna Jr.: (wrist), Ozzie Albies: (right wrist), Matt Adams: (left hamstring).
Nationals: Stephen Strasburg: (hand), Sam Freeman: (elbow), Roenis Elias: (elbow), Sean Doolittle: (right knee), Starlin Castro: (wrist).