NLDS Pirates-Cardinals Game 1 starting lineups

MVP candidates Yadier Molina and Andrew McCutchen are set to square off Thursday.
MVP candidates Yadier Molina and Andrew McCutchen are set to square off Thursday. (USATSI)

Pirates at Cardinals: Who's got the edge? | Game 1 pitching preview

At 5:07 p.m. ET (4:07 local time), the Pittsburgh Pirates are set to take on the St. Louis Cardinals in Busch Stadium. Here are the lineups for the bout.

The visiting Pirates:

1. Starling Marte , LF
2. Neil Walker , 2B
3. Andrew McCutchen , CF
4. Justin Morneau , 1B
5. Marlon Byrd , RF
6. Pedro Alvarez , 3B
7. Russell Martin , C
8. Clint Barmes , SS
9. A.J. Burnett , SP

And the home Cardinals:

1. Matt Carpenter , 2B
2. Carlos Beltran , RF
3. Matt Holliday , LF
4. Matt Adams , 1B
5. Yadier Molina , C
6. Jon Jay , CF
7. David Freese , 3B
8. Daniel Descalso , SS
9. Adam Wainwright , SP

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