Beckham is out of the lineup Sunday against the Rockies. Beckham has started three straight games at second base, and five of the last six overall, but he'll get the day off in favor of Jace Peterson at the keystone Sunday afternoon.
Beckham is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Reds, according to Kevin McAlpin of the Braves' Radio Network. Beckham homered in Tuesday's game and started six of the last eight games at second base, but he will be held out Wednesday in favor of the left-handed Jace Peterson with righty Anthony DeSclafani on the mound for the opponent.
Beckham went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer in Tuesday's win over the Reds. Beckham emerged from a deep slump by hitting a tie-breaking blast in the seventh inning to give the Braves a 4-2 lead. The second baseman broke his 0-for-16 skid with a single in the first, and then connected off reliever Michael Lorenzen for his fourth homer of the year, and first since July 9. Even with his weak output of late, Beckham is still slashing .262/.354/.429, all of which significantly exceed his seven-year career averages.
Beckham is out of the lineup Sunday against the Rockies. Since returning to action prior to the All-Star break, Beckham has started five of the last six contests overall for the Braves, primarily at second base. It will be Jace Peterson that gets the starting nod at the keystone Sunday, batting leadoff in the order.
Beckham is not in the lineup for Sunday's series finale against the White Sox, Kevin McAlpin of 680 The Fan reports. Beckham will get a regular day off after starting the past three games. He was activated off the disabled list prior to Thursday's game, and will get an extra day of rest before the All-Star break begins. In his place, the Braves will start Jace Peterson at second.