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Dodgers Vs. Braves Starting Lineups: Jason Heyward, Jerry Sands Both Sit

The Dodgers need a win on Thursday afternoon to get back to the .500 mark, and on getaway day at Dodger Stadium they face the Atlanta Braves. Clayton Kershaw makes his fifth start of the season for the Dodgers, while Jair Jurrjens gets the start for the Braves.

A pair of young outfielders are sitting today. Jerry Sands, who made his major league debut on Monday, gets the day off today as Tony Gwynn will bat leadoff and play left field for the Dodgers. Jason Heyward, who is 2-for-30 in his career at Dodger Stadium and is 0-for-4 with four strikeouts against Kershaw, will get his first day off of the season for Atlanta. Here are today's lineups:

Braves (8-11)

Prado LF
Gonzalez SS
Chipper 3B
Uggla 2B
Freeman 1B
Ross C
McLouth CF
Young RF
Jurrjens P

Dodgers (9-10)

Gwynn LF
Blake 3B
Ethier RF
Kemp CF
Uribe 2B
Loney 1B
Barajas C
Carroll SS
Kershaw P

Today's 12:10 p.m. PDT game will be televised on Prime Ticket.

For more news and information on the Dodgers, or on today's game, be sure to read the SB Nation blog True Blue LA.