Atlanta Braves-Los Angeles Dodgers Liveblog 5/17


Hyun-Jin Ryu has done well early this season. It will be interesting to see how well the Braves offense do against him. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

What’s up guys, welcome to another Liveblog, hopefully it’s even more interesting than the first. I’ll try and do less play by play and more color commentary, if you will. For immediate thoughts you can follow me on twitter here, and also be sure to follow Brad, who is going to be at Turner Field tonight.

The game starts at 7:30, I’ll be back around then to start the discussion. Here are the lineups:


  1. Simmons, SS
  2. Heyward, RF
  3. Upton, LF
  4. Freeman, 1B
  5. Johnson, 3B
  6. McCann, C
  7. Uggla, 2B
  8. Upton, CF
  9. Maholm, P

Los Angeles:

  1. Crawford, LF
  2. Punto, 2B
  3. Kemp, CF
  4. Gonzalez, 1B
  5. Ellis, C
  6. Van Slyke, RF
  7. Cruz, 3B
  8. Gordan, SS
  9. Hyun-Jin Ryu, P