Today's lineup: Andres Blanco starts again, batting cleanup vs. Diamondbacks


Pete Mackanin's daily lineup shuffle continues Monday with Andres Blanco moving from leadoff to cleanup.

The Phillies scored just one run on three hits Sunday to lose for the 23rd time in 29 games, so Mackanin continues to search for the right combination of guys to turn things around. 

For the Monday afternoon tilt with the Diamondbacks, Cesar Hernandez takes over as the leadoff hitter, one ahead of shortstop Freddy Galvis, while Odubel Herrera bats third. 

Blanco has batted first, second, third and fourth in the lineup within the last month with Mackanin giving the veteran more at-bats due to his consistency at the dish. While he hasn't hit quite as well in an extended role, he still sports a .263 average with a .434 slugging percentage in 99 at-bats this year. Today, he mans third base to give Maikel Franco a day off. 

The Phillies also have a different look in the corner outfield with Tyler Goeddel in left field batting seventh and Peter Bourjos in right field batting ninth. 

Here's the full Phillies lineup:

1. Cesar Hernandez, 2B
2. Freddy Galvis, SS
3. Odubel Herrera, CF
4. Andres Blanco, 3B
5. Tommy Joseph, 1B
6. Cameron Rupp, C
7. Tyler Goeddel, LF
8. Jeremy Hellickson, P
9. Peter Bourjos, RF

For more on today's game, check out Steven Tydings' game notes

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