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Game Thread 8/13 Braves vs Dodgers

Now the good pitchers for LA!

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Ervin Santana Day Braves fans! So in the first two games of this series the Braves faced two pitchers who weren't very good and Atlanta had a big pitching advantage. They lost both those games and now the pitching advantage is gone. Hyun-Jin Ryu is one of the best left-handed starters in baseball and it is hard to imagine this offense scoring many runs against him. Jason Heyward is leading off which is awesome cause he is the Braves best leadoff hitter. But for some reason that change happens before a game in which the Braves face a tough lefty, and Heyward has struggled against lefties all season. Fredi gonna Fredi. In some good news though Simmons is back and BJ is batting 8th, so we got that going for us.

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<tr><td class="td-last td-name">Dee Gordon - 2B</td><td class="td-first td-name">Jason Heyward - RF</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Yasiel Puig - CF</td><td class="td-first td-name">Phil Gosselin - 2B</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Adrian Gonzalez - 1B</td><td class="td-first td-name">Freddie Freeman - 1B</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Matt Kemp - RF</td><td class="td-first td-name">Justin Upton - LF</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Carl Crawford - LF</td><td class="td-first td-name">Evan Gattis - C</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Juan Uribe - 3B</td><td class="td-first td-name">Chris Johnson - 3B</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">A.J. Ellis - C</td><td class="td-first td-name">Andrelton Simmons - SS</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Miguel Rojas - SS</td><td class="td-first td-name">B.J. Upton - CF</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Hyun-Jin Ryu - LHP</td><td class="td-first td-name">Ervin Santana - RHP</td></tr></tbody>

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