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Braves at Marlins Game Thread: April 16

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We are going for back-to-back wins. I know, it's crazy.

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Here's where the most epic comeback in baseball history starts, am I right? Bud Norris vs. Tom Koehler in what might be the game's best pitching matchup tonight. I kid, I kid.

But back-to-back wins would be something to give all of us a lift, given the terrible start, injuries and the Hector Olivera situation. We previewed this game a bit earlier, looking at the pitching matchup almost exclusively and you can read that here, but we've got the lineups that each team will be using below.

Jace Peterson's not at second or in left field, as Fredi Gonzalez is going with Gordon Beckham and Kelly Johnson in those spots respectively. Freeman will be a guy to watch tonight — I guess you could say this every night — as he looks to break out of his early season slump after a solid day at the plate last night.

Today's Lineups

Nick Markakis - RF Dee Gordon - 2B
Gordon Beckham - 2B Marcell Ozuna - CF
Freddie Freeman - 1B Christian Yelich - LF
Adonis Garcia - 3B Giancarlo Stanton - RF
A.J. Pierzynski - C Martin Prado - 3B
Kelly Johnson - LF Justin Bour - 1B
Erick Aybar - SS J.T. Realmuto - C
Mallex Smith - CF Adeiny Hechavarria - SS
Bud Norris - RHP Tom Koehler - RHP
Feel free to drop in all of your hot takes in the comment sections below. Let's do this thing.