The Pirates go back to Clint Barmes at shortstop today, opting for defense with Francisco Liriano on the mound.


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. Francisco Liriano, SP


1. Matt Carpenter, 2B

2. Carlos Beltran, RF

3. Matt Holliday, LF

4. Yadier Molina, C

5. David Freese, 3B

6. Matt Adams, 1B

7. Jon Jay, CF

8. Pete Kozma, SS

9. Joe Kelly, SP

The Cardinals will be going with the following left-handers: Carpenter, Adams, Jay. Carlos Beltran will be turned around against Liriano, where he's less of a threat. He had an .871 OPS this year against right-handers, and a .729 OPS against...

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