Left-hander Brett Anderson is making his fourth Cactus League start for the Dodgers. (Getty Images)
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Brett Anderson is making his fourth Cactus League start, and the Dodgers will roll out a very Opening Day-like lineup, as the Dodgers enter their final week of spring training. Anderson has allowed three runs on 10 hits through 6 ⅔ innings this spring, not including his last start six days ago on the minor-league side [stats here].
Anderson last pitched in a Cactus League game on March 19 against the Angels, allowing three runs on seven hits over 1 ⅔ innings.
Here are the lineups for both teams for the 1 p.m. game at Salt River Fields:
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The Dodgers will play two split-squad games today: a home game against the Texas Rangers at Camelback Ranch, and an away game against the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium.
The home game features an interesting look for the Dodgers. Joc Pederson, Yasiel Puig and Andre Ethier are all out. Carl Crawford is in, but Juan Uribe is batting second and Crawford is fifth.
Update (9:08 a.m.): Juan Uribe was scratched from the Dodgers’ lineup. Buck Britton will take his place at third base and bat seventh. The correct lineup is below.
Here are both lineups for the 1 p.m. game at Camelback Ranch: