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Astros Vs. Dodgers Game 2 Lineup: Houston Gives Matt Downs The Night Off

The Houston Astros have made a few lineup changes for Saturday night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The changes for the Astros have Jordan Schafer back in the lineup to bat lead off and play second base.

Jed Lowrie who normally plays shortstop is playing right field and batting fifth. Jose Altuve is moving from second base where he played last night and is playing shortstop Saturday night.

The Here is the Astros lineup:

1. Jordan Schafer 2B
2. Jose Altuve SS
3. J.D. Martinez LF
4. Carlos Lee 1B
5. Jed Lowrie RF
6. Brian Bogusevic CF
7. Chris Johnson 3B
8. Jason Castro C
9. Bud Norris P

Here is the Dodgers lineup:

1. Tony Gwynn CF
2. Elian Herrera 2B
3. Bobby Abreu LF
4. Andre Ethier RF
5. Adam Kennedy 3B
6. James Loney 1B
7. A.J. Ellis C
8. Dee Gordon SS
9. Chad Billingsley P

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