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Nick Markakis starts in left for Braves in opener against Phillies

Braves will begin their final regular season homestand tonight.

Atlanta Braves v Washington Nationals Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images

The Atlanta Braves will begin their final regular season homestand Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies. Atlanta begins play on Tuesday with a magic number of three to clinch the NL East division.

Dallas Keuchel will get the start for the Braves who will roll out their normal lineup. Nick Markakis will make his first appearance at home since returning from the injured list and will be hitting fifth and playing left field. Matt Joyce will hit sixth and play right while Tyler Flowers will catch Keuchel and hit seventh.

Philadelphia will counter with a right-handed heavy lineup against Keuchel. Sean Rodriguez will get the start at third base and will be hitting sixth. Jose Pirela gets the start in left field.

First pitch from SunTrust Park is scheduled for 7:20 p.m. ET and can be seen on Fox Sports South.

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