Tonight's lineup: Roger Bernadina leads off

Tonight's lineup: Roger Bernadina leads off
August 24, 2013, 3:15 pm
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Roger Bernadina will lead off for the Phillies in Saturday night's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citizens Bank Park.

Jimmy Rollins has been re-inserted into the lineup, but finds himself in the two-hole for Game 2 of the three-game series.

Bernadina has not led off since Sept. 5, 2012, when he went 2 for 5 with a homer and two runs scored as a member of the Washington Nationals in a 9-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs. Bernadina is 0 for 5 at the plate in two games with the Phils this season.

Michael Young, who played third base on Friday, gets the night off. Cody Asche is back at the hot corner and will hit seventh.

With Casper Wells getting a start in right field, red-hot Darin Ruf will replace Kevin Frandsen at first base.

Ruf hit his eighth home run of August on Friday night. That ties him with Donnie Murphy, Justin Upton and Jedd Gyorko for the NL lead in homers this month.

Ethan Martin will be on the hill for the Phils. Martin earned his first quality start by allowing just two runs in 6 1/3 innings on Monday.

Diamondbacks starter Randall Delgado will oppose Martin. Delgado, 23, has allowed 18 runs and six homers in 24 innings this month (see game notes).

Here's the full lineup:

1. Roger Bernadina, CF
2. Jimmy Rollins, SS
3. Chase Utley, 2B
4. Domonic Brown, LF
5. Carlos Ruiz, C
6. Darin Ruf, 1B
7. Cody Asche, 3B
8. Casper Wells, RF
9. Ethan Martin, P