Two teams enter, one team leaves: NLCS Game 7 lineups
Here are the lineups for Game 7 of the NLCS between the Cardinals and Giants, in San Francisco:
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
1. Jon Jay, CF 1. Angel Pagan, CF
2. Carlos Beltran, RF 2. Marco Scutaro, 2B
3. Matt Holliday, LF 3. Pablo Sandoval, 3B
4. Allen Craig, 1B 4. Buster Posey, C
5. Yadier Molina, C 5. Hunter Pence, RF
6. David Freese, 3B 6. Brandon Belt, 1B
7. Daniel Descalso, 2B 7. Gregor Blanco, LF
8. Pete Kozma, SS 8. Brandon Crawford, SS
9. Kyle Lohse, SP 9. Matt Cain, SP
Matt Holliday is in the Cardinals’ lineup after sitting out Game 6 with a back injury, which means manager Mike Matheny can go with his now-standard playoff batting order with the season on the line.
Bruce Bochy is also going with his standard lineup versus a right-handed pitcher.