Johnson moves up again

Rookie third baseman Chris Johnson, who leads the NL in hitting since the All-Star break and is batting .366 this season, was moved up one spot in manager Brad Mills’ batting order for Wednesday’s game against the Braves. Johnson, who was moved up to sixth on Monday, was batting fifth Tuesday for the first time this season.

Here are the lineups:


CF Michael Bourn

2B Jeff Keppinger

RF Hunter Pence

LF Carlos Lee

3B Chris Johnson

1B Brett Wallace

SS Angel Sanchez

C Jason Castro

P Wandy Rodriguez


2B Omar Infante

RF Melky Cabrera

SS Alex Gonzalez

LF Matt Diaz

1B Troy Glaus

C Cody Ross

3B Brooks Conrad

CF Rick Ankiel

P Tommy Hanson

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