Cardinals carry 10 pitchers on wild-card roster
The St. Louis Cardinals are carrying 10 pitchers, one more than
the Braves, on their 25-man roster for their NL wild-card game
Kyle Lohse is starting Friday. Manager Mike Matheny has only one
other starting pitcher, Lance Lynn, active for the game. Braves
manager Fredi Gonzalez has three starting pitchers on his
The Cardinals are carrying three catchers, with Bryan Anderson
and Tony Cruz available behind starter Yadier Molina.
Marc Rzepczynski and Sam Freeman are the only left-handers in
the Cardinals’ bullpen.
Matheny is sticking with second baseman Daniel Descalso and
shortstop Pete Kozma as his starting middle-infield
Winning teams in the wild-card games can reset their rosters for
the division series.