Oct 23, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Recording artist Mary J. Blige sings the National Anthem prior to game one of the MLB baseball World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

World Series 2013 Game 2 lineup: St. Louis Cardinals at Boston Red Sox

Oct 24, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; A general view of the field before game two of the MLB baseball World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

After robbing David Ortiz of a grand slam in Game 1, there was concern as to Carlos Beltran‘s availability for Game 2 as the outfielder suffered a rib contusion after slamming into the right field wall. Thankfully for the Cardinals, Beltran will be in the field tonight, although obviously banged up.

Meanwhile for the Red Sox, they’ll keep things the same at the top of the order while mixing at the bottom, which includes starting Saltalamacchia behind the dish.

Below are your 2013 World Series Game 2 lineups.

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. Allen Craig (R) DH
7. David Freese (R) 3B
8. Jon Jay (R) CF
9. Daniel Descalso (R) SS

Michael Wacha (R) – SP

Boston Red Sox:

1. Jacoby Ellsbury (L) CF
2. Shane Victorino (S) RF
3. Dustin Pedroia (R) 2B
4. David Ortiz (L) DH
5. Mike Napoli (R) 1B
6. Jonny Gomes (R) LF
7. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
8. Stephen Drew (L) SS
9. Xander Bogaerts (R) 3B

John Lackey (R) – SP

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