Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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PHOENIX -- Before the Diamondbacks played their final exhibition game of the spring Saturday, manager Kirk Gibson announced his Opening Day lineup. Barring additional injury, the D-backs' lineup card will look like this against the Cardinals on Monday night: 1. Gerardo Parra, RF 2. Martin Prado, 3B 3. Aaron Hill, 2B 4. Miguel Montero, C 5. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B 6. Jason Kubel, LF 7. A.J. Pollock, CF 8. Cliff Pennington, SS 9. Ian Kennedy SP Well known for his tinkering with lineups, Gibson wrestled with a few spots in particular. Hill has had success in the No. 2 spot in the batting order, but Gibson felt it was best to bump him into more of a run-producing a spot with Prado now in the fold. "I've been thinking about it for a while," Gibson said. "I was ready to make up my mind really this morning. Prado was good at two for a long time. He's been good there. Hilly, I think, he drives the ball a lot, into gaps." So will Hill be the anchor in the No. 3 spot that Justin Upton was in...
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