Austin Riley sits at 173 RBI, and will try to get his 100th when his Atlanta Braves (100-56) take on the Chicago Cubs (82-74) on Tuesday at 7:20 PM ET.

The Braves will give the ball to Bryce Elder (12-4, 3.63 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 13 on the season, and the Cubs will counter with Justin Steele (16-5, 3.32 ERA).

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Braves vs. Cubs Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2023
  • Time: 7:20 PM ET
  • TV: TBS
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Venue: Truist Park
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!
  • Probable Pitchers: Elder - ATL (12-4, 3.63 ERA) vs Steele - CHC (16-5, 3.32 ERA)

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Braves Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Bryce Elder

  • The Braves will hand the ball to Elder (12-4) for his 31st start of the season.
  • The right-hander's last appearance was on Wednesday, when he threw 3 2/3 innings against the Philadelphia Phillies, giving up four earned runs while allowing three hits.
  • The 24-year-old has pitched to a 3.63 ERA this season with 6.6 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.1 walks per nine across 30 games.
  • In 30 starts this season, he's earned 16 quality starts.
  • In 30 starts, Elder has pitched through or past the fifth inning 26 times. He has a season average of 5.7 frames per outing.
  • He has finished six appearances without allowing an earned run in 30 chances this season.

Bryce Elder vs. Cubs

  • The Cubs have scored 792 runs this season, which ranks seventh in MLB. They have 1349 hits, 12th in baseball, with 189 home runs (14th in the league).
  • The Cubs have gone 7-for-21 with a double, two home runs and five RBI in one game against the right-hander this season.

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Cubs Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Justin Steele

  • The Cubs will send Steele (16-5) to the mound to make his 30th start of the season. He is 16-5 with a 3.32 ERA and 170 strikeouts in 168 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The lefty last pitched on Wednesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates, when he threw three innings, allowing six earned runs while giving up eight hits.
  • The 28-year-old has an ERA of 3.32, with 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings in 29 games this season. Opponents are hitting .253 against him.
  • Steele heads into this matchup with 18 quality starts under his belt this season.
  • Steele is looking to pick up his 27th start of five or more innings this year in this matchup.
  • In seven of his 29 total appearances this season he has not given up an earned run.
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season, the 28-year-old's 3.32 ERA ranks ninth, 1.179 WHIP ranks 19th, and 9.1 K/9 ranks 23rd.

Justin Steele vs. Braves

  • The opposing Braves offense has a collective .276 batting average, and is first in the league with 1483 total hits and first in MLB play with 909 runs scored. They have the first-ranked slugging percentage (.502) and are first in all of MLB with 299 home runs.
  • Head-to-head against the Braves this season, Steele has pitched 5 1/3 innings, giving up three earned runs on eight hits while striking out seven.

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