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Giants Vs. Cardinals Lineups: Rafael Furcal Sits Out On Wednesday

The St. Louis Cardinals are mixing up their lineup for Wednesday's game against the San Francisco Giants, giving starting shortstop Rafael Furcal the day off among other changes. The team is also rolling out a new left side of the infield, as Allen Craig and Skip Schumaker are sitting out after playing on Tuesday.

In their place, Daniel Descalso is getting a rare start at shortstop, while Matt Carpenter is covering first base and Tyler Greene gets the nod at second base.

St. Louis:

1. Jon Jay (L) CF
2. Matt Carpenter (L) 1B
3. Matt Holliday (R) LF
4. Carlos Beltran (S) RF
5. David Freese (R) 3B
6. Yadier Molina (R) C
7. Daniel Descalso (L) SS
8. Tyler Greene (R) 2B
9. Joe Kelly (R) P

Related: Pitching Tea Leaves and the 2013 Rotation

San Francisco:

1. Angel Pagan (S) CF
2. Marco Scutaro (R) 3B
3. Melky Cabrera (S) LF
4. Buster Posey (R) C
5. Hunter Pence (R) RF
6. Brandon Belt (L) 1B
7. Ryan Theriot (R) 2B
8. Brandon Crawford (L) SS
9. Ryan Vogelsong (R) P

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation St. Louis. For more in-depth coverage of this series, head over to St. Louis Cardinals blog Viva El Birdos and San Francisco Giants blog McCovey Chronicles.