Oct 4, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Starling Marte (left) steals second base as the ball gets away from St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Matt Carpenter (right) in the sixth inning in game two of the National League divisional series playoff baseball game at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

NLDS Game 3 lineup: St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates

The St. Louis Cardinals, after winning Game 1 of their NLDS against the Pittsburgh Pirates, had the opportunity to be a lone victory away from the National League Championship series. The Pirates not only put a stop to that, but took away home field advantage in the short five game series and now Pittsburgh will try to put themselves one victory away from the NCLS with a win today. The Cardinals of course, will do the same in the series altering Game 3.

Below are your lineups for this afternoon’s tilt.

St. Louis Cardinals:

1. Matt Carpenter (L) 2B
2. Carlos Beltran (S) RF
3. Matt Holliday (R) LF
4. Yadier Molina (R) C
5. David Freese (R) 3B
6. Matt Adams (L) 1B
7. Jon Jay (L) CF
8. Pete Kozma (R) SS
9. Joe Kelly (R) P

Pittsburgh Pirates:

1. Starling Marte (R) LF
2. Neil Walker (S) 2B
4. Justin Morneau (L) 1B
5. Marlon Byrd (R) RF
6. Pedro Alvarez (L) 3B
8. Clint Barmes (R) SS

Tags: 2013 MLB Playoffs Pittsburgh Pirates St. Louis Cardinals

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