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Dodgers Vs. Diamondbacks Starting Lineups: Dee Gordon Out, As Expected

The Los Angeles Dodgers look for their third straight win on Thursday night as they open a four-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field in Phoenix. Dee Gordon, one night after dislocating his right thumb while stealing third base, is out of the starting lineup, as expected.

Luis Cruz gets the nod at shortstop for the Dodgers and Elian Herrera, in left field, takes over the leadoff role on Thursday.

Nathan Eovaldi gets the start for the Dodgers, looking for his first win of the season in his eighth start. Eovaldi is 0-5 and the Dodgers have lost all seven of his starts this season. Wade Miley starts for Arizona.

Dodgers (46-37)

Herrera LF
Ellis 2B
Hairston 3B
Rivera 1B
Cruz SS
Ellis C
Van Slyke RF
Gwynn CF
Eovaldi P

Diamondbacks (39-42)

Parra CF
Bloomquist 3B
Upton RF
Kubel LF
Goldschmidt 1B
Montero C
Hill 2B
Drew SS
Miley P

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