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Ozzie Albies back in leadoff spot against right-hander Jacob deGrom

Brian Snitker makes a change to his lineup.

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

Ozzie Albies will be back in the leadoff spot for the Atlanta Braves on Sunday but this time against a right-handed pitcher in Jacob deGrom. Brian Snitker has used Albies in a leadoff role against left-handed pitchers this season but this will be the first time he has done so against a righty. Additionally, Dansby Swanson will get the night off with Johan Camargo getting the start at shortstop.

Ender Inciarte drops to seventh in the order. Inciarte has struggled at the plate and is hitting just .139/.225/.306 in 36 at-bats against right-handed pitchers this season. Abies is hitting .321/.397/.429 overall and snapped an 0-for-9 skid with a pair of hits last night.

Brandon Nimmo is back in the leadoff spot for Mickey Calaway’s Mets lineup on Sunday. Rookie Pete Alonso hits second and will be followed by veteran second baseman Robinson Cano. Wilson Ramos is hitting fifth and will catch deGrom who is coming off of a rare rough outing in which he allowed six earned runs in just four innings against the Twins.

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