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PostCards: 2013 NLDS Game 1 – St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates


The St. Louis Cardinals host the Pittsburgh Pirates this afternoon at 5 PM/4 PM (Central) on TBS. In addition to TBS, Cardinals fans can listen to the game on the St. Louis Cardinals Radio Network. ESPN Radio will also have audio coverage of the game.


Today’s lineups are as follows:

St. Louis Cardinals
2B Matt Carpenter
RF Carlos Beltran
LF Matt Holliday
1B Matt Adams
C Yadier Molina
CF Jon Jay
3B David Freese
SS Daniel Descalso
P Adam Wainwright

Position players that are available off the bench for the Cardinals are: Tony Cruz, Kolten Wong, Pete Kozma, Shane Robinson and Adron Chambers.

Other Pitchers: Lance Lynn, Joe Kelly, Shelby Miller, Michael Wacha, Trevor Rosenthal, Kevin Siegrist, Carlos Martinez, John Axford, Randy Choate, Seth Maness and Edward Mujica.

Pittsburgh Pirates
LF Starling Marte
2B Neil Walker
CF Andrew McCutchen
1B Justin Morneau
RF Marlon Byrd
3B Pedro Alvarez
C Russell Martin
SS Clint Barmes
P A.J. Burnett

Position players available off the bench: John Buck, Jordy Mercer, Gaby Sanchez, Garrett Jones, Josh Harrison, Jose Tabata.

Pirates rotation: Francisco Liriano, Burnett, Gerrit Cole, Charlie Morton.
Bullpen: Jeanmar Gomez, Vin Mazzaro, Bryan Morris, Justin Wilson, Tony Watson, Mark Melancon, Jason Grilli.

The key difference between the Cards and Pirates is that the Cards are carrying one more pitcher.

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  • Mike King

    Hey didnt he bat already this inning??? LOL

  • Mike King

    Let me be Capt Obvious. Great Inning!

  • Ovadia

    First hit of the night. Oh well. That just means we can pull Adam a little earlier and save him for later if we need to.

    • Mike King

      LOL none of us were saying a word about it. Good job guys!

  • Daniel Solzman

    McCutchen breaks up the no-hitter. Wait, there was a no-hitter?

  • Ovadia

    I love Waino.

    • Mike King

      STUD! Got him till 2018

  • Mike King

    I think Matt Adams just said he loves October ball.

  • Daniel Solzman

    No more shut out

    • Mike King

      What the heck? LOL Just cruising…

  • Ovadia

    I don’t even care about Alvarez’s home run. His solo shots aren’t gonna win this game for them.

    • Mike King

      If this was football we would be in victory formation already!

  • Mike King

    Wow Freese 2 hits in a row. Could he be getting hot for October?

  • Ovadia

    Freezie pop.

    • Mike King

      well dribbler

      • Ovadia

        That’s just what I call him. I can’t help myself.

  • Ovadia

    8-1 Cards.

  • Ovadia

    I love it when double play balls lead to runs.

  • Daniel Solzman

    This Molina kid can really hit the ball

  • Ovadia

    Do the TBS announcers think they’re funny? I find them unentertaining.

  • Ovadia

    Wow Carlos Martinez. Even Yadi is happy with him.

  • Ovadia

    Cards up 1-0 in the series! Let’s go St. Louis!!!

  • Daniel Solzman

    That’s a winner!