The Braves have wasted little time initiating their newest additions as Joc Pederson now appears to be the everyday leadoff hitter and Stephen Vogt draws another start behind the plate. The veteran backstop had three hits on Sunday, and will get a shot at Padres right-hander Yu Darvish on Tuesday. Vogt will also be tasked with catching Touki Toussaint, who will make his season debut against a potent San Diego attack. This will be an interesting test for both parties as Vogt looks to familiarize with Toussaint while maintaining a hot bat against Darvish. Here is the full lineup for Atlanta:
The Padres have a deep, talented lineup that features a tough blend of bats from each side of the plate. Fernando Tatis is the headliner, but Grisham, Cronenworth, Machado, and Pham have been productive this season as well. Here is the full San Diego lineup:
Tuesday’s game is set to get underway at 7:20 p.m. ET and can be seen on Bally Sports South.