NLDS Game 5: Nationals, Cardinals stick with same lineup

Brad Mills-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

With a berth in the National League Championship Series against the San Francisco Giants on the line, Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson has made no changes to a lineup that has scored just nine runs in the first four games of the series.

With a berth in the National League Championship Series against the San Francisco Giants on the line, Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson has made no changes to a lineup that has scored just nine runs in the first four games of the series. St. Louis manager Mike Matheny has also made no changes to his lineup, which has scored 23 runs in the first four games.

St. Louis Cardinals

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

Washington Nationals

1. Jayson Werth, RF
2. Bryce Harper, CF
3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B
4. Adam LaRoche, 1B
5. Michael Morse, LF
6. Ian Desmond, SS
7. Danny Espinosa, 2B
8. Kurt Suzuki, C
9. Gio Gonzalez, P

First pitch of Friday night's game is scheduled for 8:37 p.m. The game will be televised on TBS with the crew of Dick Stockton, Bob Brenly, and David Aldridge commentating. Charlie Slowes and Dave Jageler will handle radio duties on 106.7 The Fan, WFED-AM 1500, and WHFS-AM 1580.

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