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Mets Vs. Braves Starting Lineups: Paul Janish, Ben Sheets To Make Atlanta Debuts

The Atlanta Braves look to extend their season best six-game winning stream to seven on Sunday and to new Braves will be making their debuts in an Atlanta uniform. Shortstop Paul Janish will start and bat eighth after being acquired from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for minor league pitcher Todd Redmond. Janish will be asked to help fill in after injuries to Andrelton Simmons and Jack Wilson.

Also making his Atlanta debut on Sunday is starting pitcher Ben Sheets who was signed to a minor league contract a few weeks ago and will take the mound for the Braves on Sunday.

Here is a look at the full lineups for Sunday's series finale against the New York Mets:

Atlanta Braves

1. Michael Bourn CF
2. Martin Prado 2B
3. Jason Heyward RF
4. Chipper Jones 3B
5. Freddie Freeman 1B
6. Brian McCann C
7. Matt Diaz LF
8. Paul Janish SS
9. Ben Sheets P

New York Mets

1. Reuben Tejada SS
2. Daniel Murphy 2B
3. David Wrigth 3B
4. Ike Davis 1B
5. Scott Hairston LF
6. Kirk Nieuwenhuis RF
7. Andres Torres CF
8. Josh Thole C
9. Johan Santana P

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