Dozier will bat atop the order and man second base for Game 2 of the World Series against Boston on Wednesday. Manager Dave Roberts will keep the 31-year-old at the leadoff position after he went 0-for-2 with a walk and one run scored during Tuesday's game. Following Dozier in the order will be Justin Turner and David Freese with Manny Machado in the cleanup spot.
Dozier is not starting Saturday against the Giants, Eric Stephen of TrueBlueLA.com reports. Dozier has fallen into the short side of a platoon in September, starting against every lefty while sitting against every righty over the last 21 games. With righty Dereck Rodriguez on the mound Saturday, Dozier finds himself on the bench, but expect him back in the lineup for the finale against southpaw Andrew Suarez.
Dozier is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Diamondbacks, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports. Dozier will sit for a second straight game with right-hander Zack Greinke toeing the rubber for the Diamondbacks. In his place, Chris Taylor is starting at the keystone and hitting eighth.
Dozier is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Diamondbacks. Dozier, who is just 3-for-42 (.071) through 18 games in September, will head to the bench after starting five of the last six games at second base. Enrique Hernandez will cover the keystone in his absence, hitting eighth.
Dozier is not in Saturday's starting lineup against the Padres, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports. Dozier will get the day off after going just 1-for-7 with a double and an RBI over his last four games. Chris Taylor will draw the start at the cornerstone and bat eighth.
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