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Marlins Vs. Braves Lineups: Atlanta Tries To Clinch Playoff Spot Behind Kris Medlen

The Atlanta Braves have the opportunity to clinch a playoff spot when they face the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night. They turn to ace Kris Medlen (9-1, 1.51 ERA) to make that happen. Pitching for Miami will be Nathan Eovaldi (4-12, 4.36 ERA).

The lineup for the Braves:

1. Reed Johnson (R) CF
2. Martin Prado (R) LF
3. Jason Heyward (L) RF
4. Chipper Jones (S) 3B
5. Freddie Freeman (L) 1B
6. Dan Uggla (R) 2B
7. Brian McCann (L) C
8. Andrelton Simmons (R) SS
9. Kris Medlen (S) P


The lineup for the Marlins:

1. Bryan Petersen (L) LF
2. Gorkys Hernandez (R) CF
3. Jose Reyes (S) SS
4. Carlos Lee (R) 1B
5. Greg Dobbs (L) RF
6. Donovan Solano (R) 2B
7. Rob Brantly (L) C
8. Gil Velazquez (R) 3B
9. Nathan Eovaldi (R) P

First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.

Stick with this storystream for updates, scores and more from the Braves vs. Marlins. For more insight and analysis, check out Braves blog Talking Chop. For Miami's perspective, head over to Marlins blog Fish Stripes.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.