Yasmani Grandal starts his third straight game behind the plate. He is 2-for-6 (.333) with two home runs, a walk and a sacrifice fly in his career against Chase Anderson.
The other current Dodgers that had a home run in 2014 against Anderson: the red-hot Adrian Gonzalez is 2-for-6 (.333) with two walks; Carl Crawford is 1-for-5 (.200); and Yasiel Puig is 1-for-6 (.167).
Jimmy Rollins is batting leadoff for the Dodgers, as expected. His eighth-inning drive off the glove of center fielder Wil Myers on Wednesday night was originally scored an error, but on Thursday was changed to a triple. It was the first triple of the season for Rollins, who is third among active players with 112 triples, trailing only Crawford (120) and Jose Reyes (115).
The Diamondbacks loaded up their lineup with eight right-handed batters against the southpaw Ender Inciarte the only exception, batting second., with lefty left fielder
Mark Trumbo, starting in right field on Friday, night, is 3-for-11 (.273) with a home run and two walks against Anderson. Aaron Hill is 3-for-7 (.429) against him.
The trio of Paul Goldschmidt, A.J. Pollock and Chris Owings are all 1-for-3 against Anderson, with Owings adding a double and Goldschmidt a walk.