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Today's lineup: Howard, Ruiz, Asche sit
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The bench will get a workout when the Phillies close out their series with the Braves at 1:05.

Ryan Howard, Cody Asche and Carlos Ruiz are all off. 

Howard will be replaced by John Mayberry Jr. and Asche by Jayson Nix. Backup Wil Nieves will catch A.J. Burnett.

Replacing Howard in the cleanup role, Marlon Byrd bats fourth, Mayberry fifth and Nix and Nieves seventh and eighth.

Ben Revere remains in center and in the leadoff spot.

Here's how Ryne Sandberg's club will face Braves starter Alex Wood in order:

1. Ben Revere, CF
2. Jimmy Rollins, SS
3. Chase Utley, 2B
4. Marlon Byrd, RF
5. John Mayberry Jr, 1B
6. Dom Brown, LF
7. Jayson Nix, 3B
8. Wil Nieves, C
9. A.J. Burnett, P

For more on the matchup, check out Jordan Hall's pregame notes.