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Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Cleveland Indians: Starting Lineups, Probables

Tonight is the first game of three between the Cleveland Indians and the Arizona Diamondbacks, with the first pitch being thrown at 6:40 PM tonight at Chase Field in Phoenix.

Both teams are faltering, with the Indians being swept in San Francisco and Arizona dropping two in a row to Detroit after starting their AL Central road swing 4-0.

The Diamondbacks will look to improve on their poor bullpen performances of late, while the Indians will focus on scoring more runs in the first place.

Arizona brings their ace, Ian Kennedy (8-2, 2.90) while Cleveland counters with the unpredictable Mitch Talbot (2-4, 4.91). Here are the starting lineups for both teams:

Arizona (43-36, second, NL West)

Kelly Johnson, 2B
Stephen Drew, SS
Justin Upton, RF
Chris Young, CF
Miguel Montero, C
Ryan Roberts, 3B
Juan Miranda, 1B
Gerardo Parra, LF
Ian Kennedy, P

Cleveland Indians, 40-36, second, AL Central)

Michael Brantley, LF
Cord Phelps, 2B
Asdrubal Cabrera, SS
Carlos Santana, 1B
Grady Sizemore, CF
Travis Buck, RF
Lonnie Chisenhall, 3B
Lou Marson, C
Mitch Talbot, P