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Gamethread 8/28: Braves at Phillies

A rare opportunity to gain some division ground

MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports

Weather permitting, the Phillies will host the Braves tonight in the opening game of a three game series. Philadelphia currently has sole possession of the eighth and final playoff spot in the National League, so getting off to a good start is imperative.

Here is the lineup for the Phillies:

For the Braves:

Tonight, both teams will honor the great Jackie Robinson by wearing the 42 jersey. A high honor for each player indeed.

Let’s hope they get this one in.