Here are the lineups for the Pirates and Cardinals this afternoon at PNC Park. Thoughts are below:

Pirates

1. Starling Marte, LF

2. Neil Walker, 2B

3. Andrew McCutchen, CF

4. Justin Morneau, 1B

5. Marlon Byrd, RF

6. Pedro Alvarez, 3B

7. Russell Martin, C

8. Clint Barmes, SS

9. Charlie Morton, SP

Cardinals

1. Matt Carpenter, 2B

2. Carlos Beltran, RF

3. Matt Holliday, LF

4. Matt Adams, 1B

5. Yadier Molina, C

6. Jon Jay, CF

7. David Freese, 3B

8. Pete Kozma, SS

9. Michael Wacha, SP

The Pirates stick with the same lineup as yesterday. The only spot that has changed in the playoffs has been the shortstop position. I like Clint Barmes today with Charlie Morton on the mound. Morton generates more ground balls than any pitcher in baseb...

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