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Dodgers go with ‘regular’ lineup vs. Diamondbacks

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Reddick starts in right field vs. Greinke

San Diego Padres v Los Angeles Dodgers Photo by Harry How/Getty Images

If there is such a thing as a regular lineup for the Dodgers, they are using it on Monday night in their series opener against the Diamondbacks.

With right-hander Zack Greinke on the mound for Arizona, the Dodgers have left-handed Josh Reddick in right field. After an horrific start with LA, Reddick has seen results of late, with six hits in his last eight at-bats, including his first home run as a Dodger.

The lineup with Reddick, Joc Pederson and Howie Kendrick in the outfield, Adrian Gonzalez, Chase Utley, Corey Seager and Justin Turner in the infield and Yasmani Grandal at catcher is a grouping the Dodgers have used 12 times in 2016, including Monday, their most common set of eight starting position players.

The second-most common is the same group, but with Yasiel Puig in right field, which has been used nine times.

Reddick and Puig have been on the active roster together for a total of four games, including Monday, and so far the starting right fielder has matched up with the handedness of the opposing starter.

Puig is 3-for-6 with a home run and two walks since his return.

The Dodgers get their first look at A.J. Pollock, starting in center field and batting third for the Diamondbacks on Monday. He missed nearly five months after fracturing his right elbow in spring training, and since returning has hit .321/.406/.429 in eight games.