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Pirates Vs. Braves Starting Lineups: Brian McCann, Chipper Jones Both Out For Atlanta

The Braves are going for their fourth straight win but will do so without either Brian McCann or Chipper Jones in the starting lineup. McCann suffered injured a rib cage muscle in the series opener but is hopeful that he can return to the lineup on Monday. Chipper Jones is out of the lineup as well with a scheduled day off. David Ross will bat sixth in place of McCann while Juan Francisco will bat seventh and play third.

Here is a look at the full lineups:

Atlanta Braves

1. Michael Bourn (L) CF
2. Martin Prado (R) LF
3. Freddie Freeman (L) 1B
4. Dan Uggla (R) 2B
5. Jason Heyward (L) RF
6. David Ross (R) C
7. Juan Francisco (L) 3B
8. Tyler Pastornicky (R) SS
9. Randall Delgado (R) P

Pittsburgh Pirates

1. Alex Presley (L) LF
2. Jose Tabata (R) RF
3. Andrew McCutchen (R) CF
4. Garrett Jones (L) 1B
5. Neil Walker (S) 2B
6. Pedro Alvarez (L) 3B
7. Clint Barmes (R) SS
8. Rod Barajas (R) C
9. Erik Bedard (L) P

For more on this game Braves fans should check out Talking Chop and Pirates fans should visit Bucs Dugout For more news and notes from around Major League Baseball head over to Baseball Nation.

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