Cardinals Vs. Dodgers Lineups: Carlos Beltran Moves To Second Spot In Batting Order

The St. Louis Cardinals are looking to win the second game of their four-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Cardinals are making some lineup changes for Friday night, and it starts with moving Carlos Beltran to bat second after hitting sixth on Thursday night.

Another lineup change is putting Matt Carpenter in the lineup over Skip Schumaker, who went 2-for-4 with a RBI on Thursday. Also, Pete Kozma gets the nod at shortstop and will be batting eighth. Starting for St. Louis is Joe Kelly, who has won three out of his last six starts and in that time he has struck out 28 batters and given up 13 runs.

Cardinals lineup:
1. Jon Jay CF
2. Carlos Beltran RF
3. Matt Holliday LF
4. Allen Craig 1B
5. Yadier Molina C
6. David Freese 3B
7. Matt Carpenter 2B
8. Pete Kozma SS
9. Joe Kelly P

Dodgers lineup:
1. Shane Victorino LF
2. Andre Ethier RF
3. Matt Kemp CF
4. Adrian Gonzalez 1B
5. Hanley Ramirez SS
6. Luis Cruz 3B
7. Nick Punto 2B
8. A.J. Ellis C
9. Chris Capuano P

For more coverage of the Cardinals, head over to Viva El Birdos, and for Dodgers news and updates, check out True Blue LA. For all your St. Louis sports news, stay updated at SB Nation St. Louis. Head over to Baseball Nation for more on the Major Leagues.

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