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Camargo, Duvall and Flowers return to the lineup for Braves game against Mets

Remember when the Braves were loath to change their lineup from day-to-day? Yeah, here’s three changes from last night to tonight.

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The Braves are back at it tonight against the Mets, as they look to hopefully clinch the series win with a victory against New York this evening. The lineups for both teams are as follows:

The top four is what you’d expect, and the onus is clearly going to be on them tonight to continue heating up like they have over recent times. Adam Duvall, Johan Camargo and Tyler Flowers are the newcomers. If you’re wondering why Camargo’s getting the start, it’s probably because Charlie Culberson hasn’t been playing the best in his most recent starts and also Camargo is 3-for-7 with a home run against Steven Matz. That’s an extremely short sample size, but if Brian Snitker really thinks that Camargo is going to get going soon, then giving him a shot against a pitcher he’s succeeded against could help a little bit.

Meanwhile, here’s New York’s lineup:

Jeff McNeil went on the 10-day IL with a mild hamstring strain, so obviously they’re going to have to go without their primary leadoff hitter. Amed Rosario moves up to the leadoff spot and McNeil’s replacement at second base is none other than Ruben Tejada. You might remember him as being the victim of a dirty slide from Chase Utley back in the 2015 NLDS. After a few seasons bouncing from team to team (and not even playing in the bigs at any point during last season), Tejada is back with the Mets and he’s back in the lineup for tonight. He’ll probably receive a warm welcome from the Mets fans who happen to be in attendance tonight.

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