ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The same 25 players who represented the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Division Series against Pittsburgh will be active for the National League Championship Series against Los Angeles, beginning Friday night.
Manager Mike Matheny has a dozen pitchers on the roster for the NLCS (John Axford, Randy Choate, Joe Kelly, Lance Lynn, Seth Maness, Carlos Martinez, Shelby Miller, Edward Mujica, Trevor Rosenthal, Kevin Siegrist, Michael Wacha, and Adam Wainwright).
The catchers are Tony Cruz and Yadier Molina.
Cardinals infielders for the NLCS are: Matt Adams, Matt Carpenter, Daniel Descalso, David Freese, Pete Kozma, and Kolten Wong.
There are five active outfielders: Carlos Beltran, Adron Chambers, Matt Holliday, Jon Jay, and Shane Robinson.
Mike Matheny said Thursday that injured first baseman Allen Craig would not be back for the NLCS.