Return to Dodger Stadium means something to Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Matt Davidson.

Matt Davidson

Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Matt Davidson is batting sixth against the Dodgers tonight. (Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Matt Davidson grew up in Yucaipa, about 70 miles east of Dodger Stadium. His first appearance in a major-league lineup here is tonight, and it’s a quieter occasion than one might expect. He expects about 20 friends and family to attend.

Unlike a lot of Southern California kids, Davidson wasn’t a Dodger or Angel fan growing up, though he did attend a handful of games at each park.

“I was just a big Randy Johnson fan,” he said. “I went to the (Diamondbacks) and followed them because of him.”
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