Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers NLDS Game 2 Preview

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Game two of the NLDS matchup between the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers is set to begin Friday night at Dodger Stadium at 9:37 PM EST. The Dodgers were able to defeat the Braves 6-0 Thursday night to take a 1-0 lead in the series. The Braves will start Anibal Sanchez (7-6, 2.83 ERA) while the Dodgers will turn to Clayton Kershaw (9-5, 2.73 ERA) in the game two matchup. The Braves will look to even things up and come home with some momentum heading into Game 3.

Projected starting lineup for the Braves:

1. LF Ronald Acuna (.293, 26 HRs, 64 RBIs, 16 SBs)

2. 3B Johan Camargo (.272, 19 HRs, 76 RBIs)

3. 1B Freddie Freeman (.309, 23 HRs, 98 RBIs, 10 SBs)

4. RF Nick Markakis (.297, 14 HRs, 93 RBIs)

5. C Kurt Suzuki (.271, 12 HRs, 50 RBIs)

6. 2B Ozzie Albies (.261, 24 HRs, 72 RBIs, 14 SBs)

7. CF Ender Inciarte (.265, 10 HRs, 61 RBIs, 28 SBs)

8. SS Charlie Culberson (.270, 12 HRs, 45 RBIs)

9. Pitchers Spot

Projected Starting Lineup for the Dodgers:

1. LF Joc Pederson (.248, 25 HRs, 56 RBIs) or Matt Kemp (.290, 21 HRs, 85 RBIs,)

2. 3B Justin Turner (.312, 14 HRs, 52 RBIs)

3. 1B Max Muncy (.263, 35 HRs, 79 RBIs)

4. SS Manny Machado (.315, 24 HRs, 65 RBIs with Orioles; .273, 13 HRs, 42 RBIs with Dodgers)

5. C Yasmani Grandal (.241, 24 HRs, 68 RBIs)

6. CF Cody Bellinger (.260, 25 HRs, 76 RBIs),

7. RF Yasiel Puig (.267, 23 HRs, 63 RBIs)

8. 2B Enrique Hernandez (.256, 21 HRs, 52 RBIs) or Brian Dozier (.227, 16 HRs, 52 RBIs with Twins; .182, 5 HRs, 20 RBIs with Dodgers).

9. Pitchers Spot

 

Bob Lancaster @bowlinbob

 

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