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Braves @ Phillies Game Thread, 5/20/2016

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Wisler! Nola! Two really bad offenses! A chance to influence my next non-game coverage post in the comments! What else do you want?

Freddie Freeman continues to exist.
Freddie Freeman continues to exist.
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It's the opening game of another series between the hapless Braves and the should-be-but-aren't-hapless Phillies. Matt Wisler faces off against Aaron Nola in a duel of sophomore starters who have been good-to-great in 2016 so far.

Text-based lineups if for some reason you're stuck in a place that blocks Twitter on Fridays:

Today's Lineups

Ender Inciarte - LF Odubel Herrera - CF
Gordon Beckham - 3B Cesar Hernandez - 2B
Freddie Freeman - 1B Maikel Franco - 3B
Nick Markakis - RF Ryan Howard - 1B
Kelly Johnson - 2B Cameron Rupp - C
A.J. Pierzynski - C Freddy Galvis - SS
Erick Aybar - SS Tyler Goeddel - LF
Matt Wisler - RHP Aaron Nola - RHP
Mallex Smith - CF Peter Bourjos - RF

Erick Aybar is back. The Braves still seem to think Kelly Johnson is an acceptable second baseman. Both pitchers are hitting 8th, and Ryan Howard's carcass continues to exist.