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Open Thread 8/19: Dodgers at Braves


First pitch for the series finale is set for 1:35 PM ET. Braves lineup:
  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
Just a regular off day for Chipper Jones, who tweeted last night that his knees were hurting him so he'd take the day off.
From Mark Newman at,
Michele Smith will make history on Sunday afternoon when she sits beside play-by-play man Ernie Johnson and analyst John Smoltz in the TBS booth for the Dodgers-Braves game at Turner Field, becoming the first female analyst for a nationally televised Major League Baseball game.

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