For the first time this season, Los Angeles Dodgers they’re bringing out the starting lineup they envisioned when they built their roster in February. The difference, however, is that Mookie Betts is starting at second base and Cody Bellinger he’s starting in right field for the first time since 2019. Plus He will hit eighth in order.
The decision to move Bellinger to the right field Tuesday was to give Betts, who experienced some pain after Sunday’s game, another day out of the outfield. It also allows Chris Taylor to start in center field and Corey Seager in shortstop:
Japan’s manager Dave Roberts said that being open to playing in different positions is the kind of “disinterest” the Dodgers will need to show to fit into all their pieces. Once Trea Turner kicks in, it will only make finding consistent playtime even more difficult.
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The second game against the Houston Astros is today at 8:40 p.m. Central Mexico time. Jake Odorizzi (4-5, 4.30) will start for the Texans against rookie Max Scherzer (8-4, 2.76 with the Washington Nationals).
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