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Cardinals Vs. Cubs Lineups: Daniel Descalso, Matt Carpenter Get Sunday Starts

Injuries have once again altered the St. Louis Cardinals' lineup. With Rafael Furcal ailing and Lance Berkman returning from injury, manager Mike Matheny has turned to his bench to plug the holes in a key game on Sunday vs. the Chicago Cubs. Getting starts are Matt Carpenter at first and Daniel Descalso at shortstop.

Here are the full lineups for both teams:


  1. Daniel Descalso, SS
  2. Allen Craig, RF
  3. Matt Holliday, LF
  4. Carlos Beltran, CF
  5. Yadier Molina, C
  6. David Freese, 3B
  7. Matt Carpenter, 1B
  8. Tyler Greene, 2B
  9. Adam Wainwright, P


  1. David DeJesus, CF
  2. Starlin Castro, SS
  3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
  4. Alfonso Soriano, LF
  5. Bryan LaHair, RF
  6. Steve Clevenger, C
  7. Darwin Barney, 2B
  8. Luis Valbuena, 3B
  9. Paul Maholm, P

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