Arizona Diamondbacks' lineup looks thin with Steven Souza injured
The last time the Diamondbacks played a game that mattered, J.D. Martinez was hitting cleanup. He is gone, having departed as a free agent. His replacement, Steven Souza Jr., is gone, as well, placed on the disabled list to open the year.
Manager Torey Lovullo said Tuesday he did not know how his Opening Day lineup would look on Thursday night against the Colorado Rockies. But this much seems likely: It will look a little thin. And it might look even thinner in the coming games.
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