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Dodgers Vs. Padres Starting Lineups: Adam Kennedy Batting 5th

The Los Angeles Dodgers look to salvage a split of their short two-game series against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park in San Diego. The Dodgers are 6-2 against the Padres this season, including 3-2 in San Diego.

Aaron Harang gets the start for the Padres, looking for more of the success he had in his last start against the Padres. Harang struck out 13 Padres at Dodger Stadium on April 13, including a franchise record nine straight strikeouts.

Edinson Volquez, the opening day starter for the Padres, pitches for San Diego for the third time against the Dodgers this season. In his two previous starts against Los Angeles, Volquez allowed seven runs in 10 innings.

Here are Thursday's starting lineups, which include .179-hitting Adam Kennedy batting fifth for the Dodgers.

Padres (14-24)

Venable RF
Maybin CF
Headley 3B
Alonso 1B
Darnell LF
Baker C
Cabrera SS
Amarista 2B
Volquez P

Dodgers (24-13)

Gordon SS
Ellis 2B
Abreu LF
Ethier RF
Kennedy 3B
Loney 1B
Ellis C
Gwynn CF
Harang P

Wednesday's 7:05 p.m. PDT game will be televised by Prime Ticket. For more Dodgers news and notes, be sure to read True Blue LA.

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