D’Backs @ Dodgers June 9, 2015: You Probably Hate This Lineup

Look at that lineup. Just bask in it. Breathe it all on in. Rage at it.

D’Backs
Dodgers
7:10 p.m.
Los Angeles
CF
Inciarte
CF
Heisey
3B
Lamb
RF
Puig
1B
Goldschmidt
1B
Gonzalez
RF
Tomas
2B
Kendrick
LF
Peralta
LF
Guerrero
C
Salalamacchia
C
Grandal
SS
Ahmed
SS
Hernandez
P
Ray (L)
3B
Callaspo
SS
Pennington
P
Frias (R)

Then, realize, that it all — well, not all, but mostly — makes more sense than it seems. Why is Chris Heisey playing center?

Okay, fair enough. How about Alberto Callaspo at third?

Makes sense. Enrique Hernandez at short? No tweet for that one, but giving Jimmy Rollins a day off against a lefty isn’t hard to justify. Now, as for “why is Heisey leading off,” well, I imagine that Don Mattingly didn’t want to move everyone else around just to compensate. Can’t say I love that idea; then again, can’t say it matters all that much.

What else? Lots of rehab news:

We haven’t really talked about Brandon League in a while, but it’ll be interesting to see how and if he fits back in. (Yes, if; he’s got to show enough in his rehab outings to prove he’s not best served just being DFA’d.) Scott Van Slyke probably comes back on Monday, so roster moves are coming. As they always are.

Oh, and there’s this:

That’s fun.

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LAvilan--OFF-2421OFF
RBaez34-OFF-2727OFF
RBlanton28-OFF13-19OFF
LDayton3-OFF16-12OFF
RFields--OFF-910OFF
RJansen-18OFF21--OFF
RStripling10-OFF-2018OFF
LWood--OFF-32-OFF

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