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Spring Training Open Thread: Phillies at Braves

It's a 7:05pm night game on CSS (Comcast), and on MLB Network for non-Atlanta markets (Atlanta market will likely be blacked out). It should be a nice matchup, phacing the Phils for the phirst time this spring. Here is the lineup

Nate McLouth, CF
Martin Prado, 2B
Chipper Jones, 3B
Troy Glaus, 1B
Brian McCann, C
Yunel Escobar, SS
Jason Heyward, RF
Melky Cabrera, LF
Kenshin Kawakami, P

From a DOB tweet:

Cox about tonight being opening-day lineup: "Pretty close. I don't know if Heyward will be hitting seventh, if he keeps going like this."

This is the lineup I've had in mind for the past two months. I think even if Heyward keeps raking they'll keep him protected lower in the lineup early in the season. At some point the league is going to adjust to him, so we'll see how his learning curve is then.

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