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Braves Vs. Padres Lineup: Chipper Jones Looks To Back Kris Medlen

The Atlanta Braves look to rebound against the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night, one night after being shut out by rookie Casey Kelly and San Diego's bullpen in a 3-0 loss.

Managers Fredi Gonzalez and Bud Black have announced the starting lineups for Tuesday night's game, and they are as follows:

Atlanta Braves

CF Michael Bourn
SS Martin Prado
RF Jason Heyward
3B Chipper Jones
1B Freddie Freeman
LF Reed Johnson
C Brian McCann
2B Dan Uggla
SP Kris Medlen

San Diego Padres

SS Everth Cabrera
RF Will Venable
3B Chase Headley
LF Carlos Quentin
1B Yonder Alonso
2B Logan Forsythe
CF Cameron Maybin
C John Baker
SP Andrew Werner

The Braves enter the game trailing the Washington Nationals by five games (six in the loss column) in the National League, and leading the St. Louis Cardinals by 1.5 games (one in the loss column) for the top Wild Card spot in the National League.

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