Dodgers Vs. Braves: James Loney Sits Against LHP Minor

The Los Angeles Dodgers look for their ninth consecutive home win Tuesday night as they host the Atlanta Braves in the second game of a three-game series at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers' 7-0 home start to 2012 is their second best home start since Dodger Stadium opened in 1962.

Aaron Harang makes his fourth start of the season for the Dodgers Tuesday night, including his second home start. Harang struck out nine straight Padres in his last home start, on April 13, setting a new franchise record. Mike Minor gets the call for the Braves.

Against the left-handed Minor, James Loney takes a seat for the Dodgers on Tuesday night, the fifth time in eight starts against southpaws that he has been benched. Here are Tuesday's starting lineups:

Braves (10-7)

Bourn CF
Prado LF
Freeman 1B
McCann C
Uggla 2B
Jones 3B
Heyward RF
Pastornicky SS
Minor P

Dodgers (13-4)

Gordon SS
Ellis 2B
Kemp CF
Rivera 1B
Ethier RF
Hairston LF
Uribe 3B
Ellis C
Harang P

Tuesday's 7:10 p.m. PDT game will be televised by KCAL. For more news and notes on Dodgers baseball, be sure to read True Blue LA.

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