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Tommy La Stella returns, and Buster Posey hits cleanup.

Division Series - Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants - Game One Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images

The San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers have set their lineups for Game 4 of the NLDS, which takes place tonight at 6:07 p.m. PT at Dodger Stadium.

The Giants are not going as platoon-heavy as we’ve seen from them in other parts of the season, and that’s been a bit of a theme this series. Perhaps it’s because the Dodgers have a righty-heavy bullpen (in addition to a right-handed starting pitcher), and the Giants are keeping some left-handed hitting options available off the bench for pinch-hitting and late game substitutions. Or perhaps it’s because they’re going with the usually solid plan of simply playing their best hitters, as Alex Dickerson and Steven Duggar are the lefties who will start the game on the bench.

Either way, the pitchers have a bit of a platoon advantage, as Walker Buehler will only face four left-handed hitters, while Anthony DeSclafani will only face three.

Here are the lineups, with each player’s season line followed by their stats this series.

Giants

  1. 2B Tommy La Stella (L) — .250/.308/.405, 92 OPS+ (2-5, 2 walks, 2 strikeouts)
  2. 1B Darin Ruf (R) — .271/.385/.519, 143 OPS+ (0-3, 2 strikeouts)
  3. SS Brandon Crawford (L) — .298/.373/.522, 141 OPS+ (3-12, 1 home run, 2 strikeouts)
  4. C Buster Posey (R) — .304/.390/.499, 140 OPS+ (5-12, 1 home run, 1 double, 4 strikeouts)
  5. RF Kris Bryant (R) — .265/.353/.481, 124 OPS+ (4-10, 1 home run, 2 strikeouts)
  6. LF LaMonte Wade Jr. (L) — .253/.326/.482, 117 OPS+ (0-7, 1 walk, 3 strikeouts)
  7. 3B Evan Longoria (R) — .261/.351/.482, 124 OPS+ (1-10, 1 home run, 1 strikeout)
  8. CF Mike Yastrzemksi (L) — .224/.311/.457, 106 OPS+ (0-8, 4 strikeouts)
  9. RHP Anthony DeSclafani — 3.17 ERA, 3.62 FIP, 152 strikeouts to 42 walks in 167.2 innings

Dodgers

  1. RF Mookie Betts (R) — .264/.367/.487, 128 OPS+ (3-12, 1 walk, 1 strikeout)
  2. SS Corey Seager (L) — .306/.394/.521, 145 OPS+ (2-12, 1 double, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts)
  3. 2B Trea Turner (R) — .328/.375/.536, 146 OPS+ (1-13, 1 double, 3 strikeouts)
  4. C Will Smith (R) — .258/.365/.495, 130 OPS+ (4-11, 1 home run, 1 double, 1 walk, 1 strikeout)
  5. 3B Justin Turner (R) — .278/.361/.471, 123 OPS+ (1-13, 3 strikeouts)
  6. CF Gavin Lux (L) — .242/.328/.364, 87 OPS+ (0-3)
  7. 1B Cody Bellinger (L) — .165/.240/.302, 45 OPS+ (1-7, 1 double, 5 strikeouts)
  8. LF Chris Taylor (R) — .254/.344/.438, 110 OPS+ (2-7, 1 double, 2 walks)
  9. RHP Walker Buehler — 2.47 ERA, 3.16 FIP, 212 strikeouts to 52 walks in 207.2 innings (6.1 innings, 6 hits, 1 walk, 5 strikeouts, 3 earned runs)