Ozzie Albies returns to Braves lineup ready to pair with Arcia up the middle


The 2022 MLB season was somewhat of a lost year for Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies as he battled various injuries all season long and was only able to play 64 games throughout the year.

Albies prepares to return healthy for the start of the new season on Thursday, but does so without Dansby Swanson as his double play partner. But he isn't at all concerned about any adjustments to newly announced Braves starting shortstop Orlando Arcia

"It comes easier than most people expect. The more you play with somebody there you're going to get to know what they like to do, what they don't like to do," says Albies. "It's going to be tough to replace him, Dansby is Dansby, we have Arcia and we just gotta get used to what he likes to do."

Orlando Arcia has 514 career games at the shortstop position, but hasn't played 100 games at that spot since the 2019 season he spent with the Brewers, and with the shortstop role just being decided last week, Arcia and Albies have to get up to speed quite quickly.

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