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Lineup and Pitching Rotation for Today's Spring Training Opener | February
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The Arizona Diamondbacks open the 2011 Spring Training season today against the San Francisco Giants.  LHP Joe Saunders will be the starting pitcher for the Diamondbacks, and is expected to throw two innings. The planned pitching rotation is for Wade Miley to follow Saunders for two innings, and then one inning each for David Hernandez, Kameron Mickolio, Esmerling Vasquez, Carlos Rosa and Rafael Rodriguez.  

Not much can be read into the starting lineup for Game 1, but here it is:
2B Wille Bloomquist
3B Melvin Mora
RF Justin Upton
C Miguel Montero
LF Xavier Nady
1B Brandon Allen
DH Wily Mo Pena
SS Tony Abreu
CF Cole Gillespie 

Manager Kirk Gibson has said that Brandon Allen will be playing a lot of 1B, which might make him less likely to be competing for the starting LF job.  Allen clearly needs an impressive spring training to force his way onto the opening day roster.