Atlanta Braves vs Chicago White Sox Preview

May 10, 2010- Milwaukee, WI. Miller Park..Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Tommy Hanson pitched for 8 solid innings giving 4 hits and 0 runs to the Milwaukee Brewers..Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Atlanta Braves 2-8..Mike McGinnis / CSM.

Source: Yardbarker.com

The Atlanta Braves begin a series tonight against the Chicago White Sox. The Sox after struggling most of the season have been playing a lot better of late and have won six games in a row to get to the .500 mark on the season with a 34-34 record.

The Braves are coming off of a sweep of the Kansas City Royals and have won five games in a row themselves. The Braves currently have a two and a half game lead over the New York Mets in the National League East.

Pitching Matchups

6/22 Tommy Hanson (7-3) vs John Danks (6-5)

6/23 Tim Hudson (7-2) vs Mark Buehrle (5-6)

6/24 Derek Lowe (9-5) vs Gavin Floyd (2-7)

National League East Standings

Rk Tm W L W-L% GB Strk
1 ATL 42 28 .600 W 5
2 NYM 39 30 .565 2.5 L 2
3 PHI 35 32 .522 5.5 L 2
4 FLA 33 36 .478 8.5 W 1
5 WSN 32 39 .451 10.5 W 1
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 6/22/2010.

American League Central Standings

Rk Tm W L W-L% GB Strk
1 MIN 40 29 .580 W 2
2 DET 38 30 .559 1.5 W 1
3 CHW 34 34 .500 5.5 W 6
4 KCR 29 42 .408 12.0 L 4
5 CLE 26 42 .382 13.5 L 2
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 6/22/2010.

Tags: Altanta Braves Chicago White Sox Derek Lowe Gavin Floyd John Danks Mark Buehrle Tim Hudson Tommy Hanson