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Ender Inciarte gets the start in Game 1 of Sunday’s doubleheader

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The Braves are looking for their third straight win.

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Let’s play two! The Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals will begin a split doubleheader with Game 1 this afternoon set to get underway at 2:10 p.m. ET at Truist Park and the nightcap scheduled to begin at 7:08 p.m. ET. Both games will be seven innings.

Ender Inciarte will get the start in the first game of the doubleheader and will bat eighth and play centerfield. It has been another tough season at the plate for Inciarte who has played sparingly. He is hitting just .226/.276/.302 with a .234 xwOBA in 60 plate appearances so far in 2021. Abraham Almonte is back in the cleanup spot for the first game and William Contreras will be behind the plate and will hit seventh.

St. Louis will stick with the same lineup as in Friday’s game. Yadier Molina will be behind the plate and hitting sixth in Game 1. Edmundo Sosa gets another start at second base.

First pitch is at 2:10 p.m. ET and can be seen on Bally Sports South.