With A.J. Ellis headed to the disabled list today and Matt Magill coming up to give Hyun-Jin Ryu’s ailing foot more time to heal, let’s take a quick snapshot of the projected 2013 Dodger regular lineup.
C – A.J. Ellis, .364 on-base percentage, .369 slugging, leading majors with 12 of 25 basestealers caught, on disabled list.
1B – Adrian Gonzalez, mostly healthy all season and hitting: .382 on-base percentage, .503 slugging.
2B – Mark Ellis, .265/.227 in 50 plate appearances with two errors since coming off the disabled list.
SS – Hanley Ramirez, 12 plate appearances in 2013 but likely to return next week.
3B – Luis Cruz, .152/.149 in 93 plate appearances, with teammates’ injuries keeping his tenure alive.
LF – Carl Crawford, .358/.470, playing in 51 of 54 games despite being nagged by injuries.
CF – Matt Kemp, .305/.335 with two homers, 14 walks and 60 strikeouts in 51 games. DIsabled.
RF – Andre Ethier, .332/.369, 5 for 34 with four walks since May 20.
Scott Van Slyke (.326/.667 in 46 plate appearances), Nick Punto (.391/.374 in 136 plate appearances) and Juan Uribe (.394/.414 in 104 plate appearances) have tried to pick up the slack. If you add up their plate appearances, they account for about 1.25 players.