Dream11 Fantasy Baseball: Mets at Braves

Dream11 Fantasy Baseball: Mets at Braves

This article is part of our Dream11 Fantasy Baseball series.

New York Mets (3-6) at Atlanta Braves (6-3)

Sunday, August 2nd, 1:10 PM (ET)

Projected starters

LHP David Peterson (1-0, 3.18 ERA) vs RHP Kyle Wright (0-1, 16.88 ERA)

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The Braves started the 2020 MLB season as one of the big favorites to win the NL East, and they have responded to that label so far – they own a 6-3 record and sit at the top of the standings. The Mets might have started the season with a win, but they've struggled since then and own a 2-6 mark in their last eight contests. By looking at the starting pitchers, all signs indicate the offenses will dictate what happens here. The Braves will send top prospect Kyle Wright, who tossed two quality innings before losing command and control in his previous start. The Mets will counter with David Peterson, who is filling in for the injured Marcus Stroman but survived to a tough debut at Fenway Park. The Braves are a tougher test, though.

Injuries

Atlanta Braves

Yonder Alonso - Out - Not Injury Related

7/27 9:55 AM EST - Alonso was placed on the restricted list Monday. The reason for the move is not entirely clear. Alonso was outrighted off the 40-man roster Thursday, but it seems as though he won't be part of the team's player pool at the Braves' alternate training site.

Cole Hamels - 60-Day IL - Triceps

7/23 1:57 PM EST - Hamels (triceps) was placed on the 45-day injured

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