Spring Training Notes: March 10

12:50 pm-CT
Allen Craig hit a two-run home run in his first Grapefruit League at bat.

11:10 am-CT – UPDATE
Change in line up.  Pujols and Holliday out, Freese now the DH and hitting 3rd.  Stavinoha takes Holliday’s spot in line up and in the left.

10:15 am-CT
Pujols will now DH in this afternoon’s game. Allen Craig will make his Spring debut as the Cardinals first baseman.

10:00 am-CT
Duncan with a family reunion here in Jupiter.  The Nationals outfielder is catching up this morning with his dad and former teammates.

9:45 am-CT
Already 75 and sunny in Jupiter.  La Russa says they’ll watch Pujols closely but expect him to get 2 or 3 at bats today against the Nationals.

Nationals line up is out and it includes former
Cardinal left fielder Chris Duncan.  He’ll bat 3rd in the Nats line up as the


Albert Pujols is back in the line
up today against the Nationals at Roger Dean Stadium.  The 3-time MVP did not
make the 2-day trip to Fort Myers because of a sore lower back. 

Also in the
line up for the Cardinals today is Allen Craig.  He’ll make his Grapefruit
League debut after being slowed so far by a quad injury. 

Schumaker     2B
Lopez             3B
Pujols             1B
Holliday           LF
Rasmus          CF
Ludwick          RF
Molina            C
Craig              DH
Greene           SS
Penny            P