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Starting lineups for Phillies-Braves on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball

The NL East is on display on ESPN’s primetime game on Sunday. Here’s a look at the starting lineups for each team.

Aaron Nola #27 of the Philadelphia Phillies delivers a pitch against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on April 29, 2021 in St Louis, Missouri. Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images

UPDATE: Ronald Acuña Jr. is in the lineup in spite of his left pinky finger contusion.

The Philadelphia Phillies are facing off against the Atlanta Braves to close out their three-game series at Truist Park in Atlanta. First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m. on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball with Aaron Nola starting for the Phillies and Huascar Ynoa starting for the Braves. Ronald Acuña Jr. is expected to miss the game with a left pinky finger contusion.

The Phillies have won five of the eight games between these two teams. Philadelphia beat Atlanta 12-2 on Friday with five different players knocking in at least two runs. Odubel Herrera led the way with four RBIs. Atlanta beat Philadelphia 8-7 in 12 innings on Saturday after a wild finish. Bryce Harper and J.T. Realmuto knocked in three runs to give the Phillies a lead in the 12th but the Braves came back to win with a three-run double by William Contreras and then a game-winning single by Ehire Adrianza.

The Phillies are slim favorites at DraftKings Sportsbook, installed at -114 to the Braves at -103. The Braves are -177 at +1.5 on the run line while the Phillies are +148 at -1.5.

Phillies starting lineup

LF Andrew McCutchen
2B Jean Segura
RF Bryce Harper
C J.T. Realmuto
3B Alec Bohm
SS Didi Gregorius
1B Rhys Hoskins
CF Odubel Herrera
P Aaron Nola

Braves starting lineup

RF Ronald Acuña Jr.
1B Freddie Freeman
LF Marcell Ozuna
2B Ozzie Albies
3B Austin Riley
SS Dansby Swanson
C William Contreras
CF Cristian Pache
P Huascar Ynoa