The Atlanta Braves are expecting a full house at Turner Field this evening as the club plays their first home game of the season. The Milwaukee Brewers, a playoff team from a season ago, always seem to play the Braves tough. First pitch on Friday is not until 7:30 or so, but Atlanta already released their lineup. Here it is.
Interesting to see that manager Fredi Gonzalez has Chipper batting third after having him sixth for two games in Houston. I prefer him batting fifth or sixth to help balance out the lineup, so we'll see if this trend continues or if Gonzalez will have him No. 3 from now on.
The Brew Crew also set their lineup:
Yay for baseball being back in Atlanta!
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