Today's Lineup: Bernadina bats 1st; Asche returns

Today's Lineup: Bernadina bats 1st; Asche returns
September 1, 2013, 11:15 am
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The Phillies will close out their three-game series with the Chicago Cubs at 2:20 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.

A day after the Phillies traded infielders Michael Young and John McDonald, interim manager Ryne Sandberg has moved Roger Bernadina back to the leadoff spot.

Bernadina has hit at the top of the order five times since joining the Phils. He has gone 4 for 26 with one home run and three RBIs in those games.

Cody Asche, who has not played since last Saturday because of a minor hamstring issue, is back in the starting lineup at third base. He will hit fifth behind Darin Ruf.

Carlos Ruiz gets the afternoon off. Erik Kratz will take over duties behind the plate and bats eighth.

Kyle Kendrick (10-11, 4.40) will be on the hill for the Phils. He is 1-5 with a 6.11 ERA over his last seven outings.

Jake Arrieta (1-1, 4.50) gets the start for the Cubs. In his lone start against the Phils, Arrieta surrendered nine runs over four innings on June 8, 2012. He was a member of the Baltimore Orioles in that game.

Here's the full lineup:

1. Roger Bernadina, CF
2. Jimmy Rollins, SS
3. Chase Utley, 2B
4. Darin Ruf, RF
5. Cody Asche, 3B
6. Kevin Frandsen, 1B
7. Pete Orr, LF
8. Erik Kratz, C
9. Kyle Kendrick, P

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