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Open Thread 8/15: Braves vs. Padres


Paul Maholm vs. Edinson Volquez

Chipper gets a day off today.

  1. Michael Bourn - CF
  2. Martin Prado - LF
  3. Jason Heyward - RF
  4. Freddie Freeman - 1B
  5. Dan Uggla - 2B
  6. Juan Francisco - 3B
  7. Brian McCann - C
  8. Paul Janish - SS
  9. Paul Maholm - P

The Padres are the only NL team Maholm has yet to beat (five starts, 0-4, 4.86 ERA); Volquez (four starts, 1-2, 2.86 ERA vs. Braves) has allowed 15 runs over his last three starts. McCann is still in the lineup even though he's hitting just .129 in 10 games this month (4-31).

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