Dave Roberts flip-flops his position on Dodgers’ number-2 and number-3 hitters.

SAN FRANCISCO — For the better part of the last five months, if Dave Roberts had Corey Seager and Justin Turner in the lineup, he had them batting in that order. Seager, then Turner.

To wit: Seager has been the Dodgers’ number-2 hitter in 118 different lineups this season (103 more than the next guy). Turner has been the number-3 hitter in 109 different lineups (85 more than the next guy).

Now, on back-to-back days on the final weekend of the season, the order has been reversed. Turner is batting second and Seager is third again Saturday against the Giants.

It’s an arrangement that could continue into October, Roberts said:

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.