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Astros Vs. Diamondbacks Game 2 Lineup: Dallas Keuchel Takes The Mound For Houston

The Houston Astros are taking on the Arizona Diamondbacks in the second game of their three-game series. The Diamonbacks took the first game 13-8, and they are sending Dallas Keuchel to the mound to try to even the series. Keuchel is 1-1 on the year with an ERA of 2.45 in only four starts. The Diamondbacks are sending out Wade Miley who has a 10-5 record with a solid ERA of 3.13.

As for the batting lineup, the Astros completely retooled the order with the top three in the batting order being a complete change from last night as Jose Altuve, Brian Bixler and Justin Maxwell will be at the top of the order on Saturday.

Other changes have Matt Downs moving from the lead off spot from Friday night, but for Saturday he is batting sixth, Chris Snyder is catching and Ben Francisco.

Astros lineup:
1. Jose Altuve 2B
2. Brian Bixler SS
3. Justin Maxwell CF
4. J.D. Martinez LF
5. Ben Francisco RF
6. Matt Downs 1B
7. Chris Johnson 3B
8. Chris Snyder C
9. Dallas Keuchel P

Diamonbacks lineup:
1. Willie Bloomquist SS
2. Aaron Hill 2B
3. Jason Kubel LF
4. Paul Goldschmidt 1B
5. Justin Upton RF
6. Miguel Montero C
7. Chris Young CF
8. Ryan Roberts 3B
9. Wade Miley P

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