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Braves Vs. Phillies Lineups: Chipper Jones Sitting Out Series Opener

Ben Sheets will take the mound for the Braves as they open a three-game series with the Phillies in Philadelphia. Fredi Gonzalez is sending out most of the lineup regulars on Monday with the exception of Chipper Jones who is getting a day off. Juan Francisco will take his place at third and will bat seventh in the order.

Here is a look at the full lineups for tonight's series opener between the Braves and the Phillies:

Atlanta Braves

1. Michael Bourn (L) CF
2. Martin Prado (R) LF
3. Jason Heyward (L) RF
4. Freddie Freeman (L) 1B
5. Brian McCann (L) C
6. Dan Uggla (R) 2B
7. Juan Francisco (L) 3B
8. Paul Janish (R) SS
9. Ben Sheets (R) P

Philadelphia Phillies

1. Jimmy Rollins (S) SS
2. Domonic Brown (L) LF
3. Chase Utley (L) 2B
4. Ryan Howard (L) 1B
5. John Mayberry (R) CF
6. Nate Schierholtz (L) RF
7. Kevin Frandsen (R) 3B
8. Brian Schneider (L) C
9. Vance Worley (R) P

Read more on the Braves at Talking Chop and SB Nation Atlanta. Check out The Good Phight and SB Nation Philly for more on the Phillies. Baseball Nation is your source for news and analysis around Major League Baseball.

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