The National League Team manager, former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, has set the lineups for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game. La Russa, who has a pair of Cardinals at his disposal, will slide both OF Carlos Beltran and SS Rafael Furcal down from their usual spots in the Cardinals' order:
Furcal has hit leadoff in all but seven games from the St. Louis Cardinals in 2012 -- and in those seven game, he was on the bench. Meanwhile, Beltran will hit fifth for the first time in the 2012 season. He has hit at No. 4 in 50 games with the Cards, at No. 2 for 23 games and at No. 3 twice -- but not at No. 5 this season.
The All-Star game will commence at 7:15 p.m. CDT on Tuesday.
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