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Starting Lineups

A look at the starting lineups for the Los Angeles Dodgers and their opponent, plus several pregame notes.

Andrew Heaney back on IL with shoulder inflammation

Dodgers pitcher Andrew Heaney was placed on the 15-day injured list with left shoulder inflammation, meaning he won’t make his scheduled start Saturday against the Braves. Relief pitcher Reyes Moronta was recalled from Triple-A.

McKinstry called up with Betts on IL

Mookie Betts was placed on the injured list with a right rib fracture on Sunday, and the Dodgers recalled Zach McKinstry from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Bellinger scratched from lineup with left leg tightness

Cody Bellinger was scratched from the Dodgers lineup with left leg tightness on Monday.

Edwin Ríos hitting his way into more playing time

The red-hot Edwin Ríos starts at designated hitter and bats cleanup for the Dodgers for a second straight game, on Monday night against the Nationals in Washington D.C.

Dodgers have their most regular lineup in years

A look at the most regular or everyday lineup the Dodgers have had in a decade or so, including Freddie Freeman and Trea Turner starting every game to date.

Pepiot back for a day to start doubleheader opener

Ryan Pepiot was called up as the 27th player for the Dodgers’ doubleheader Tuesday, and will start the opener against the Diamondbacks.

Will Smith out of lineup for second straight game

Dodgers catcher Will Smith is out of the lineup for a second straight game, dealing with a pectoral injury. Edwin Ríos gets a rare start at DH with the Pirates starting a right-handed pitcher.

Freeman at Chase, lineup regularity & farewell Oliver Pérez

Freddie Freeman has great career numbers at Chase Field, and makes his first start there since joining the Dodgers. Los Angeles has had a lineup regularity uncommon in the Dave Roberts era. Plus, the Diamondbacks say goodbye to left-hander Oliver Pérez.

Lux back in Dodgers lineup after missing 2 games

Dodgers’ second baseman Gavin Lux is back in the starting lineup on Friday against the Padres, after missing two games with back tightness.

Gavin Lux expected back this weekend

Dodgers notes on Gavin Lux’s back, Zach McKinstry joining the team on the taxi squad, and Braves third baseman Austin Riley out for the series finale.

Lux scratched from lineup with back tightness

Gavin Lux was scratched from the Dodgers lineup with back tightness. He was slated to start in left field against the Braves at Dodger Stadium.

Did the Dodgers win 5 straight games at home, or 20?

A look at the Dodgers 20-game winning streak at Dodger Stadium, spread over the end of the 2021 regular season and the start of 2022.

Dodgers recall Bickford, option Cleavinger

The Dodgers recalled RHP Phil Bickford and optioned LHP Garrett Cleavinger to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Notes: Mookie sits, no back-to-backs yet for Kimbrel

Mookie Betts is not in the Dodgers lineup for the first time this season. Closer Craig Kimbrel is unavailable after pitching Friday, and is still about a week away from pitching in back-to-back games.

Kershaw & Roberts reflect, Alberto gets a start

Clayton Kershaw and Dave Roberts reflect on pulling the Dodgers LHP from a perfect game. Plus the Dodgers lineup has been very regular, and Hanser Alberto gets a rare start at third base in the home opener.

Mookie Betts and his Coors Field hitting streak

Mookie Betts drove in the go-ahead run on opening day for the Dodgers, extending his Coors Field hitting streak to 13 games, dating back to 2013.

Freddie Freeman bats second in first Dodgers lineup

Freddie Freeman bats second in his first game with the Dodgers after signing a six-year, $162 million contract in March.

Decisions left: Bullpen configuration & starting rotation order

The final roster decisions for the Dodgers before opening day are the last few bullpen spots and the order of the starting rotation after Walker Buehler.

Edwin Ríos starts, with roster choices looming

Edwin Ríos starts the first game of the Freeway Series and might make the Dodgers opening day roster. Freddie Freeman has a stomach bug and will miss Sunday.

Beaty starts at 1B in Game 6

Matt Beaty will start at first base for the Dodgers in Game 6 of the NLCS.

Dodgers Game 5 lineup

The Dodgers did some shaking up in their lineup for Game 5 of the NLCS, as Trea Turner moves up to the No. 2 spot.

Dodgers Game 4 lineup

The Dodgers are keeping things the same, as they’ll have the same exact lineup in Game 4 of the NLCS as they did in Game 3 against the Braves.

Justin Turner back in lineup

After not starting Sunday with a neck stinger, Justin Turner is back in the Dodgers’ lineup for Game 3 of the NLCS.

Justin Turner out of lineup for Game 2

After a rough seven game stretch to begin the postseason, Justin Turner is not in the Dodgers lineup for Game 2 of the NLCS against the Braves.

Pujols starts Game 1 against LHP

The Dodgers release their lineup for Game 1 of the NLCS, with Albert Pujols starting at first base in place of Game 5 hero Cody Bellinger.

Dodgers Game 5 lineup

The Dodgers will have the same lineup in for Game 5 of the NLDS as they did in Game 4.

Gavin Lux starts in center field

The Dodgers switch things up in their lineup ahead of Game 4, as Gavin Lux starts in center field and AJ Pollock gets the night off.

Dodgers switch things up for Game 3 lineup

The Dodgers did a lot of moving around in their starting lineup for Game 3 of the NLDS.

Taylor back in Dodgers lineup for Game 2

The Dodgers made some changes in their starting lineup on Saturday, having Chris Taylor in center field with Cody Bellinger starting at first base.

NLDS Game 1 lineup

The Dodgers will have the same eight players in the lineup tonight as they did in the Wild Card game.

Trea Turner closing in on NL batting title

Trea Turner heads into the final day of the regular season looking like he’ll lead the National League in batting average, hits, and stolen bases this season. He’d be the first Dodgers player to win a batting title since Tommy Davis in 1963.

When will Walker Buehler pitch next for the Dodgers?

Sunday’s starting pitcher for the Dodgers remains to be announced, with the club seeing where they are in the standings before deciding whether to start Walker Buehler or hold him for a potential playoff or tiebreaker start.