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Cody Bellinger faces Diamondbacks for the first time

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

The Dodgers are back home, where they are an astonishing 33-11 in 2017, to host the Diamondbacks for three games beginning Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.

This is the 15th different opponent for Cody Bellinger this season. The Dodgers and D-backs played seven times in April, but all before Bellinger was called up to the majors.

In his first game against a new team, Bellinger is 14-for-50 with three doubles, six home runs and nine walks, hitting .280/.390/.700 with 10 runs scored and 14 RBI in 14 games.

Starting lineups

Pos D-backs Pos Dodgers
Pos D-backs Pos Dodgers
CF Pollock 2B Forsythe
RF Peralta (L) SS Seager (L)
1B Goldschmidt 3B Turner
SS Owings 1B Bellinger (L)
2B Drury LF Taylor
C Iannetta CF Hernandez
LF Descalso (L) C Grandal (S)
3B Marte (S) RF Puig
P Corbin (L) P Kershaw (L)
Time: 6:10 p.m. PT TV: SportsNet LA

Bellinger, who as usual bats cleanup on Tuesday for the Dodgers at first base, is hitting .269/.324/.612 with six home runs in 74 plate appearances against left-handed pitchers.

Bellinger, named to the Home Run Derby on Monday, has gone seven games and 31 plate appearances without a home run, the longest drought of his young career. He is 4-for-27 (.148) with a double and four walks during that span.

Arizona move

The Diamondbacks got a boost back for their offense and defense, activating outfielder A.J. Pollock from the disabled list. He missed 44 games with a right groin strain.

Pollock, who only played 12 games in a lost 2016 for Arizona, is hitting .299/.337/.455 with 17 extra-base hits and 11 steals in 37 games this season.

Pollock is leading off and in center field for the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.