The Atlanta Braves might be the hottest team in baseball right now, winning seven in a row and 17 of their last 22 contests. They'll hand the ball to Ben Sheets on Wednesday night against the Marlins. Sheets has been a revelation since coming to Atlanta, going 3-0 in three starts with just one run allowed during 18 innings of work.
The Braves have released their lineup for Wednesday. As manager Fredi Gonzalez stated earlier in the week, he wanted to give Michael Bourn a night off. Jason Heyward will replace him in center field, and Reed Johnson will make the start in right and bat leadoff. Here's the rest of the order.
Tonight’s lineup vs. MIA (7:10, SPSO/680AM/BRN): Johnson 9 Prado 7 Heyward 8 Jones 5 Freeman 3 Ross 2 Uggla 4 Janish 6 Sheets 1— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) August 1, 2012
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