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Travis d’Arnaud returns to lineup for Saturday’s game against Arizona

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Saturday will be d’Arnaud’s 16th start out of 20 games for the Braves this season.

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The Atlanta Braves will try to make it three straight wins and climb back to .500 when they continue their series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Travis d’Arnaud returns to the lineup for the Braves on Saturday after getting the day off in the series opener. Everything else remains the same with Guillermo Heredia dropping back to the eighth spot in the lineup. Drew Smyly was activated from the injured list earlier today and will be making his third start of the season and hitting ninth.

For the Diamondbacks, Nick Ahmed returns to the lineup and will lead off and play shortstop. Pavin Smith drops to fifth in the order while the red hot Carson Kelly will hit sixth. First baseman Wyatt Mathisen drops to eighth in the order. Madison Bumgarner will be on the mound and hitting ninth for the Diamondbacks.

First pitch from Truist Park is scheduled for 7:20 p.m. ET and can be seen on Bally Sports Southeast