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Broom Day? Amezaga, Paulino in Lineup

Turner field

            Good morning from Atlanta as we await a 12:10 start. Weather is sunny and clear as Marlins go for sweep of Braves.

            Manager Fredi Gonzalez has made a couple of minor adjustments to the lineup by inserting Alfredo Amezaga and Ronny Paulino. Amezaga will bat second and replace Cameron Maybin in center wihle Paulino gets the day-game-after-a-night-game start behind the plate.

            One side note: the Marlins have not homered during the current 3-game winning streak and have gone four straight games without going deep. (They've also struck out 39 times over the past three games). Their last home run was Dan Uggla's upper deck shot in the second inning on Friday. The Marlins hit half of their eight home runs on Opening Day.

            Marlins: 1. Emilio Bonifacio, 3b; 2. Alfredo Amezaga, cf; 3. Hanely Ramirez, ss; 4. Jorge Cantu, 1b; 5. Dan Uggla, 2b; 6. Jeremy Hermida, lf; 7. Cody Ross, rf; 8. Ronny Paulino, c; 9. Anibal Sanchez, p.

            Braves: 1. Kelly Johnson, 2b; 2. Omar Infante, 3b; 3. Yunel Escobar, ss; 4. Garrett Anderson, lf; 5. Casey Kotchman, 1b; 6. Jeff Francoeur, rf; 7. Jordan Schafer, cf; 8. David Ross, c; 9. Kenshin Kawakami, p.