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Rafael Ortega, Matt Joyce start in Sunday’s series finale against Dodgers

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Ortega will make his first start in a Braves uniform.

MLB: AUG 17 Dodgers at Braves Photo by John Adams/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Atlanta Braves will try to capture a series win on Sunday when they wrap up a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Max Fried has been lights out in August and will look to continue his success on Sunday against a formidable Dodgers lineup.

Brian Snitker will play the matchups with Rafael Ortega making his first start of the season for the Braves in left field. Matt Joyce also gets the nod in right with Adeiny Hechavarria penciled in again at shortstop. Brian McCann will be behind the plate and will hit fifth.

A.J. Pollock will make his first start of the series leading off and player center field for the Dodgers. Max Muncy gets the day off with Will Smith moving up into the No. 3 spot in the order. Jedd Gyorko was activated from the injured list on Sunday and will start at first base and hit fifth.