The Atlanta Braves will try to snap a three-game losing streak Thursday night when they begin a four-game series at Coors Field against the Colorado Rockies. The Braves suffered a three-game sweep at the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers to begin their current road trip.
Ozzie Albies worked out on the field in advance of Thursday’s game but remains out of the lineup for the opener. Eddie Rosario will move into the leadoff spot Thursday. Jorge Soler is back in the lineup after getting the day off Wednesday. Adam Duvall gets another start in center and will be hitting sixth. Stephen Vogt will be behind the plate and hitting seventh.
Braves lineup 9/2 vs Rockies— Kris Willis (@Kris_Willis) September 2, 2021
1. Rosario LF
2. Soler RF
3. Freeman 1B
4. Riley 3B
5. Swanson SS
6. Duvall CF
7. Vogt C
8. Adrianza 2B
9. Toussaint P
For the Rockies, Charlie Blackmon will be in right field and hitting third while Trevor Story will be at short and hitting cleanup. C.J. Cron will play first and will hit fifth. He has been red hot in the second half hitting .346/.423/.729 with 11 home runs over his last 30 games.
Thursday’s game is set to begin at 8:40 p.m. ET and can be seen on Bally Sports Southeast.