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Dodgers Vs. Giants Starting Lineups: Buster Posey At 1B, Mark Ellis Gets Night Off

The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants have flip-flopped between first and second place in the National League West three times in the last four days, and the now second-place Dodgers hope that trend continues Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.

Mark Ellis is getting the night off for the Dodgers, with Adam Kennedy starting at second base, giving the Dodgers another left-handed bat in the lineup against Tim Lincecum. Buster Posey gets the start at first base Tuesday night instead of behind the plate, with Hector Sanchez catching Lincecum.

Here are the starting lineups for the middle game of the three-game set at Dodger Stadium.

Giants (67-55)

Pagan CF
Scutaro 2B
Sandoval 3B
Posey 1B
Pence RF
Sanchez C
Blanco LF
Crawford SS
Lincecum P

Dodgers (67-56)

Victorino LF
Kennedy 2B
Kemp CF
Ethier RF
Ramirez SS
Loney 1B
Cruz 3B
Ellis C
Blanton P

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