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Astros’ lineup for Thursday’s game vs. Padres

The Astros open a four-game series on Thursday night against the San Diego Padres at Minute Maid Park. Bud Norris starts for the Astros, who are trying to win their first series of the season. Chris Johnson remains out of the lineup after being hit by a pitch on Monday, and Matt Downs, who hit a two-run homer on Wednesday, gets his second consecutive start at third base.

Here is the Astros’ lineup:

CF Michael Bourn

SS Angel Sanchez

RF Hunter Pence

LF Carlos Lee

1B Brett Wallace

2B Bill Hall

3B Matt Downs

C Humberto Quintero

RHP Bud Norris