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From Acuña at 1 to Soroka at 9, everything on the Braves side looks about like you’d expect

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The Braves will deploy their usual lineup Friday night against the Jose Ureña and the Marlins.

A similar (but not identical) lineup was used to defeat Ureña on May 3, and it wasn’t the first time he’s struggled against the Braves in his career. He carries a 2-7 record against Atlanta with a 6.07 ERA in 15 appearances (12 starts). With any luck, the retaliation exacted on Ureña by Kevin Gausman last month closed the circle of nonsense, and we can all get on with our lives.

Truthfully, the only thing I want to see is Acuña hitting a Ureña fastball to Jupiter. Not the city in Florida. The planet.

Mike Soroka takes the ball for the Braves, and will face the Marlins in this order:

It’s always good to see old friend Martin Prado.

This will be the second start of the year against the Fish for Soroka, and the third of his career. He is 1-0 with a minuscule 0.77 ERA over those two starts, and any continuation of that would be a welcome sight.

From Baseball Savant, here is a deeper look at how these lineups are stacking up this season.

Baseball Savant

First pitch is slated for 7:10pm ET.