The Dodgers look to snap a two-game losing streak Monday night as they open a three-game series against the Astros at Minute Main Park in Houston. Clayton Kershaw gets the start for the Dodgers, while Bud Norris starts for the Astros. Both Andre Ethier and Rod Barajas, who suffered injuries in Sunday's loss to the White Sox, are out of the lineup tonight.
James Loney, who has an eight-game hitting streak during which he has hit five doubles, is hitting third tonight for the first time this season, in place of Ethier. Aaron Miles, who missed the last four games with a sore ribcage, is back in the lineup for the Dodgers, and hitting second. Here are tonight's starting lineups:
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