NLDS Game 4 lineup: St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates

Oct 6, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen (22) hits a double against the St. Louis Cardinals in the 8th inning in game three of the National League divisional series playoff baseball game at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Although the St. Louis Cardinals are facing elimination today, they’re not looking to make any substitutions to their lineup. That doesn’t mean there won’t be some changes though. St. Louis’ first three batters will remain the same as Game 2, though catcher Yadier Molina has been dropped from the cleanup spot and will bat fifth. Slugger Matt Adams will take over the fourth spot. Outfielder Jon Jay has been moved up a spot while third baseman David Freese has been dropped two spots.

As for Pittsburgh, there are no changes as they try to make their first NLCS in over twenty years.

St. Louis Cardinals:

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

Topics: 2013 MLB Playoffs, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals

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