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Braves Vs. Blue Jays: Saturday's Starting Lineups Announced, Freddie Freeman Will Start

The Atlanta Braves have done an excellent job in rebounding from a tough 8-game losing streak by promptly winning 7 of their next 8 games. On Saturday they will continue to keep the win column growing versus the Toronto Blue Jays, as Atlanta won with a walk-off steal from Jason Heyward 4-3 on Friday.

The Braves will send their right-handed hurler Tommy Hanson to the mound to compete versus Toronto's Drew Hutchinson. Freddie Freeman has been deemed healthy by the team doctors and will start at first base. Here are the starting lineups for both teams.

Atlanta Braves Starting Lineup

1. Michael Bourn (L) CF
2. Martin Prado (R) 3B
3. Brian McCann (L) C
4. Dan Uggla (R) 2B
5. Jason Heyward (L) RF
6. Freddie Freeman (L) 1B
7. Andrelton Simmons (R) SS
8. Jose Constanza (L) LF
9. Tommy Hanson (R) P

Toronto Blue Jays Starting Lineup

1. Brett Lawrie (R) 3B
2. Colby Rasmus (L) CF
3. Jose Bautista (R) RF
4. Edwin Encarnacion (R) 1B
5. Kelly Johnson (L) 2B
6. Yunel Escobar (R) SS
7. Rajai Davis (R) LF
8. Jeff Mathis (R) C
9. Drew Hutchison (L) P

For more on the Atlanta Braves, be sure to check out Talking Chop. Toronto Blue Jays news and info can be found at Bluebird Banter, and all your baseball news is available at Baseball Nation.

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