Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves face off in the two-game interleague series on Independence day. The game tips off at 7:30 PM EST in SunTrust Park. FOX Sports Sun will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on fuboTV.
Both teams have met just once this year when Astros won both games at Minute Maid Park.
Date and Time: July 4th, 2017 7:30 PM EST
Venue: SunTrust Park
TV: FOX Sports Sun (US Regional)
Marwin Gonzalez shot a two-run homer in the second inning to lift the Astros to an 8-1, on Sunday at Minute Maid Park, marking their 19th series win in 2017.
As the Astros travel to Atlanta to begin a two-game set against the Braves on Tuesday, they will send Brad Peacock to make the start at SunTrust Park in Atlanta. This will be his eighth start of the season. In seven starts Peacock is going 5.1 with a 2.72 ERA.
In his last start, he gave up one run on two hits in five innings against Oakland on June 29.
Kurt Suzuki’s two homers of the day helped the Braves to 12-inning, 4-3 win over the A’s Sunday afternoon, leading to a series sweep at the Coliseum.
The Braves return home to start a two-game Interleague series against the Astros with Sean Newcomb (1-2, 1.48 ERA) taking the ball on Tuesday. The 24-year-old Left-hander picked up his first Major League win in San Diego on Wednesday when he pitched six scoreless innings and struck out eight.