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Ozzie returns, Dansby sits for Charlie in Dodgers series opener

Can’t keep Mr. Culberson out of the lineup, apparently

MLB: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

The Braves are back in action as July winds down. After missing the two-game series in Miami, Ozzie Albies returns to the lineup.

This will be Culberson’s third start at shortstop this year.

While much of this lineup has seen a little bit of Rich Hill, no one has faced him more than a handful of times, and no one the Braves have has homered off Hill in their respective careers.

Meanwhile, here’s how the Dodgers line up (and no, I don’t know what Trombone Love refers to):

Machado has the most experience of his new mates against Sanchez, with a “whopping” 12 at-bats, in which he’s taken the veteran righty deep twice. Max Muncy and Logan Forsythe have also homered off of Sanchez, with Muncy’s dinger coming earlier this year, when Sanchez delivered a victory to the Braves in Los Angeles by allowing two runs in five-and-a-third frames.

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