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Dansby Swanson returns to shortstop against Dodgers after a day off

Dansby Swanson is back at the shortstop position after taking last night off. His defense will be welcomed back with open arms.

Philadelphia Phillies v Atlanta Braves Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images

The lineups for tonight’s Braves/Dodgers game have been released and as far as the Braves are concerned, we’ve got a familiar look to the lineup.

Here’s Atlanta’s lineup:

As you can see, this is probably the first choice lineup for Brian Snitker from a defensive standpoint. Dansby Swanson is back at shortstop after a night off, while Charlie Culberson is no longer in the lineup. That’s probably for the best after Culberson scuffled both in the field and on the plate during last night’s game. That’s fine, though — Culberson has easily been one of the most reliable bench players this season, so it’s fine if he has an off-night every now and then.

Meanwhile, here’s what the Dodgers will be looking like:

No changes for the Dodgers and really, why should they changed? This lineup dropped eight on our boys’ heads last night so they may as well keep the “Trombone Love*” lineup going.

*I don’t know what it means either.

The biggest news, however, is that this guy will be available in the bullpen.

Welcome back, Jonny Venters!

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