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Braves @ Mets Game Thread, May 4, 2016

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It's the Braves! And the Mets! And an afternoon game! And maybe we'll win a series! And I'll start more sentences with the word "and!"

Mallex Smith doin' work, and now also hitting leadoff
Mallex Smith doin' work, and now also hitting leadoff
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Hello, and welcome to your regularly scheduled Wednesday afternoon Braves baseball.

Joining you today will be the following lineups:

Why yes, that is Mallex Smith batting leadoff. But Jeff Francoeur is batting cleanup, and Chase D'Arnaud is a player that exists, I guess.

The Mets, meanwhile, line up this way:

No David Wright, and Chase won't get to play against his brother.

For those of you who lack the ability to see Twitter with thine eyeballs, see the text lineups below.

Today's Lineups

Mallex Smith - CF Curtis Granderson - RF
Adonis Garcia - 3B Asdrubal Cabrera - SS
Freddie Freeman - 1B Michael Conforto - LF
Jeff Francoeur - LF Yoenis Cespedes - CF
Tyler Flowers - C Lucas Duda - 1B
Chase d'Arnaud - RF Neil Walker - 2B
Daniel Castro - 2B Wilmer Flores - 3B
Erick Aybar - SS Rene Rivera - C
Jhoulys Chacin - RHP Steven Matz - LHP

Maybe the Braves will win another series!