Kirk Gibson's Game 5 Lineup

PHOENIX, AZ: A fan dispalys a sign in support of Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks as the Diamondbacks celebrate their 8-1 victory against the Milwaukee Brewers during Game Three of the National League Division Series at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson has unveiled his Game 5 lineup, and it looks exactly like his Game 1 lineup except this time rookie Paul Goldschmidt is playing first base instead of vet'ran Lyle Overbay.

1. Willie Bloomquist, SS
2. Aaron Hill, 2B
3. Justin Upton, RF
4. Miguel Montero*, C
5. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B
6. Chris Young, CF
7. Ryan Roberts, 3B
8. Gerardo Parra* LF
9. Ian Kennedy, P

Relatively speaking, this is not a particularly threatening lineup against Yovani Gallardo. There are seven right-handed hitters in there, and Gallardo's held right-handed batters to a .289 on-base percentage in his career. The two left-handed hitters in the lineup aren't exactly All-Stars, even if one of them is batting cleanup.

Still, this is basically the lineup the Diamondbacks used all season -- with the exception of Willie Bloomquist in for Stephen Drew -- and the D'backs did plenty well enough. I'm just saying that it's hard to spot a particular danger area for Gallardo, who pitched so well against this (almost) same lineup just six days ago.

Fortunately for the Diamondbacks, the past does not always predict the future.

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