Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers NLDS Game 3 Preview

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Game three of the NLDS matchup between the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers is set to begin Sunday night at Sun Trust Park at 8:07 PM EST. The Dodgers were able to defeat the Braves 3-0 Thursday night to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the series. The Braves, hoping to get things turned around will start Sean Newcomb (12-9, 3.90 ERA) who threw two scoreless innings in Thursday night’s game while the Dodgers will turn to Walker Buehler (8-5, 2.62 ERA) in the game three matchup. The Braves are now forced to win both games at home to even the series up and force a game five.

Projected starting lineup for the Braves:

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

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

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

7. 2B Ozzie Albies (.261, 24 HRs, 72 RBIs, 14 SBs)

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

9. Pitchers Spot

Projected Starting Lineup for the Dodgers:

1. LF Chris Taylor (.254, 17 HRs, 63 RBIs)

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

3. 1B David Freese (.296, 11 HRs, 51 RBIs)

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

5. 2B Enrique Hernandez (.256, 21 HRs, 52 RBIs)

6. RF Matt Kemp (.290, 21 HRs, 85 RBIs)

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

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

9. Pitchers Spot

 

Bob Lancaster @bowlinbob

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