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Marlins Vs. Braves Lineups: Giancarlo Stanton Not Starting

The Miami Marlins open up a three-game series against the Atlanta Braves, as Ozzie Guillen's team looks to play spoiler down the stretch. The Braves currently lead the first wild card by seven games, and trail the Washington Nationals by five and a half games.

Both Ozzie Guillen and Fredi Gonzalez have announced the starting lineups for Monday night's game.

Atlanta Braves

CF Michael Bourn
SS Andrelton Simmons
RF Jason Heyward
1B Freddie Freeman
3B Martin Prado
2B Dan Uggla
C David Ross
LF Jeff Baker
SP Tim Hudson

Miami Marlins

LF Bryan Petersen
CF Gorkys Hernandez
SS Jose Reyes
1B Carlos Lee
RF Justin Ruggiano
3B Greg Dobbs
2B Donovan Solano
C Rob Brantly
SP Wade LeBlanc

Giancarlo Stanton is not in the starting lineup for the Marlins. Stanton reportedly has soreness in his side, and expects to play in Tuesday's game against the Braves. Stanton could be held out until Wednesday as a precautionary move, however.

For more on the Marlins, check out Fish Stripes.

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