Flowers is not in the lineup for Game 3 of the NLDS against the Dodgers, Eric Stephen of TrueBlueLA.com reports. This marks the second game in a row Flowers will sit out of after going 1-for-4 in the series opener. Kurt Suzuki will draw the start behind the plate to replace him.
Flowers is out of the lineup for Game 2 of the NLDS on Friday against the Dodgers. Flowers will take a seat after going 1-for-4 during Thursday's loss. Kurt Suzuki will catch Anibal Sanchez and hit fifth in the order in his place.
Flowers is on the bench Saturday against the Phillies. The Braves continue their policy of rotating their backstops nearly every game. Kurt Suzuki will get the start Saturday.
Flowers is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Mets. Flowers and Kurt Suzuki have traded off starts over the past eight games, with Flowers going 3-for-14 with a homer and two RBI in four starts during that stretch. He'll give way to Suzuki behind the dish for Tuesday's series opener.
Flowers is not in the starting lineup Saturday against the Phillies. The Braves rarely start the same catcher for two straight games. They'll continue that pattern Saturday, with Kurt Suzuki starting behind the plate.
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