Cubs Vs. Dodgers Lineups: Chicago Opens Weekend Series In LA

The Cubs are in Los Angeles to face a Dodgers team that was among the more active clubs in baseball leading up to the trade deadline. Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija will have to contend with mainstays Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier as well as newcomers Hanley Ramirez and Shane Victorino. Full lineups for Friday's game are below.

Chicago:

1. David DeJesus (L) CF
2. Starlin Castro (R) SS
3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B
4. Alfonso Soriano (R) LF
5. Bryan LaHair (L) RF
6. Steve Clevenger (L) C
7. Darwin Barney (R) 2B
8. Luis Valbuena (L) 3B
9. Jeff Samardzija (R) P

Related: Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 2

Los Angeles:

1. Shane Victorino (S) LF
2. Mark Ellis (R) 2B
3. Matt Kemp (R) CF
4. Andre Ethier (L) RF
5. Hanley Ramirez (R) SS
6. James Loney (L) 1B
7. Luis Cruz (R) 3B
8. A.J. Ellis (R) C
9. Chad Billingsley (R) P

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