The Brewers introduced Tuesday that Burnes (11-5, 2.43 ERA) will begin the opening sport and that right-hander Brandon Woodruff (9-10, 2.56) will begin Sport 2 on Saturday. The Braves are going with right-hander Charlie Morton (14-6, 3.34) for Sport 1 and left-hander Max Fried (14-7, 3.04 ERA) for Sport 2.
Burnes led the NL in ERA this season and had 234 strikeouts and solely 34 walks in 167 innings.
In his solely begin towards the Braves this season, Burnes gave up 5 runs and 9 hits over 4 innings. The Brewers nonetheless received the July 30 sport 9-5. Morton made one begin towards the Brewers and was 0-1 with a 3.00 ERA.
With a division title wrapped up, the Brewers scuffled a bit rounding out the common season. They closed with 4 consecutive losses and 5 of six.
The Related Press contributed to this report.
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