Today's Lineup: Rollins leading off; Ruf at 1B

Today's Lineup: Rollins leading off; Ruf at 1B
July 28, 2013, 10:30 am
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The Phillies will try to snap a seven-game losing streak when they close out their series with the Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon.

Jimmy Rollins, who hit third in the first two games of the series, is back in the leadoff spot for the finale. Michael Young, who led off the previous two games, drops down to the two-hole.

Darin Ruf moves from left field to first base and will hit in the cleanup position for the first time this season. In 16 games with the Phils in 2013, Ruf is batting .296 with two home runs and three RBIs.

John Mayberry (center field) and Carlos Ruiz (catcher) are back in the starting lineup for the Phils.  

With Chase Utley serving as the Phillies' designated hitter, Kevin Frandsen will take over duties at second base.

Rookie right-hander Jonathan Pettibone gets the start for the Phils. In his last start, Pettibone allowed three runs on seven hits over five innings of work in a 4-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.

Rick Porcello will be on the mound for the Tigers. He is 2-1 with a 2.54 ERA in his last four interleague starts at Comerica Park.

Here's the full lineup:

1) Jimmy Rollins, SS
2) Michael Young, 3B
3) Chase Utley, DH
4) Darin Ruf, 1B
5) Kevin Frandsen, 2B
6) John Mayberry, CF
7) Laynce Nix, RF
8) Carlos Ruiz, C
9) Steve Susdorf, LF

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