Braves Vs. Cubs Lineups: 2B Adrian Cardenas Gets First Career Start

The Chicago Cubs (12-17) take on the Atlanta Braves (18-12) on Tuesday, looking to double up after they dominated the Braves 5-1 on Monday. Taking his spot at second base for the first time in his young MLB career, rookie 2B Adrian Cardenas begins what may likely be the beginning of an in-season competition with 2B Darwin Barney for the second-bagger spot.


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The Cubs acquired Cardenas on waivers from the Oakland Athletics last February. The 24-year-old infielder was hitting an impressive .319/.376/.521 slash for the Iowa Cubs Triple-A team and has shown considerable plate discipline throughout the minors.

Here is a full look at the lineups for Tuesday's game:

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