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d’Arnaud at DH, Hechavarria starts at second in series finale

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Freeman is the only lefty in the lineup for Atlanta

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Here’s how the Braves will line up for the series finale opposite Patrick Corbin:

It’s a righty-heavy crew, with Nick Markakis not starting, Marcell Ozuna playing left field, and Travis d’Arnaud sliding into the DH spot. Adeiny Hechavarria starts over Johan Camargo at the keystone behind Josh Tomlin, which is kind of wild if you consider that a couple of years ago, Camargo’s ability to hit lefties was actually interesting. This is the first time the Braves are using this specific arrangement and the second time d’Arnaud is DHing this season. (And Hechavarria’s eighth start at second.)

The Nats, meanwhile, will arrange themselves as follows:

Just like the Braves, this is a new and unique arrangement for the Nats. Still no Juan Soto, but Adam Eaton is back in the lineup.

First pitch is at 1:10 pm EDT, and we’ll see how many times Josh Tomlin is allowed to face these batters.