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Braves vs. Marlins Game Thread: April 17

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A sweep?!

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The Atlanta Braves could notch a sweep with a win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday afternoon.

You read that right. A SWEEP.

Jhoulys Chacin was impressive in his first start of the season, so there is no time like the present. He will take the mound opposite of Jarred Cosart, who struggled in his first outing of the season.

The Braves and the Marlins were two of the last teams to go this deep into the season without a win from a starting pitcher. Bud Norris notched one for Atlanta last night, leaving the Marlins without one (Chris Narveson has one and David Phelps has two wins in relief for Miami).

Gordon Beckham strained his hamstring last night, and the Braves are hopeful his injury is less severe than Ender Inciarte's and that he will be available once again in a few days.

Take to this thread with all your broom GIFs (and blame me for jinxing it).

Here are today's lineups: