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Open Thread 8/17: Dodgers at Braves

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First game of the series is set to start at 7:35 PM ET. Braves lineup:
  1. Michael Bourn, CF
  2. Martin Prado, LF
  3. Jason Heyward, RF
  4. Chipper Jones, 3B
  5. Freddie Freeman, 1B
  6. Dan Uggla, 2B
  7. David Ross, C
  8. Paul Janish, SS

Chris Capuano has not allowed a run in his last 12.0 innings dating to August 6 and has won his last three starts against Atlanta with his 2.64 career ERA (18 ER/61.1 IP) vs. the Braves ranking as the 10th lowest among active pitchers (min. five starts). The Dodgers rank fourth in the Majors with a 3.38 team ERA and have limited opponents to a .237 batting average, the third-lowest mark in the big leagues.