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Thursday, October 3, 2013
Mattingly shuffles deck a bit for Game 1

By Mark Saxon

ATLANTA – There were a few changes to what had been the Los Angeles Dodgers' typical lineup for Game 1 of the NLDS.

Slumping Yasiel Puig was given his second career start batting fifth after seven straight starts as the leadoff hitter and Carl Crawford, who hasn’t hit leadoff since Sept. 8, was back in the No. 1 spot in the lineup.

Here are the lineups:

Dodgers

1. Carl Crawford LF
2. Mark Ellis 2B
3. Hanley Ramirez SS
4. Adrian Gonzalez 1B
5. Yasiel Puig RF
6. Juan Uribe 3B
7. Skip Schumaker CF
8. A.J. Ellis C
9. Clayton Kershaw LHP

Braves

1. Jason Heyward CF
2. Justin Upton RF
3. Freddie Freeman 1B
4. Evan Gattis LF
5. Brian McCann C
6. Chris Johnson 3B
7. Andrelton Simmons SS
8. Elliot Johnson 2B
9. Kris Medlen RHP