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Game Thread 8/5: Braves vs. Giants

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No Brandon Crawford in the lineup for the Giants tonight. Chip and Joe must be disappointed.

Today's Lineups

Norichika Aoki - LF Nick Markakis - RF
Gregor Blanco - CF Eury Perez - CF
Matt Duffy - 3B Jonny Gomes - LF
Buster Posey - C Chris Johnson - 1B
Hunter Pence - RF Adonis Garcia - 3B
Brandon Belt - 1B Jace Peterson - 2B
Ehire Adrianza - SS Ryan Lavarnway - C
Kelby Tomlinson - 2B Daniel Castro - SS
Madison Bumgarner - LHP Williams Perez - RHP

With a win, the Braves can win the season series from the defending champs. Madison Bumgarner, in his last start against Atlanta on May 31, allowed three runs in 6.1 innings in San Francisco. Perez's first major-league win was in San Francisco.

Game is televised on SportSouth and broadcast on radio at AM 680 WCNN.