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Today's Dodgers-Cardinals Lineups

Here are today’s lineups:

Furcal SS
Kemp CF
Ethier RF
Loney 1B
DeWitt 2B
Blake 3B
Paul LF
Ellis C
Kuroda P

Lopez 3B
Rasmus CF
Pujols 1B
Holliday LF
Jay RF
Molina C
Schumaker 2B
Wainwright P
Greene SS

Russell Martin is out of the lineup with a swollen thumb. Per Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times, the thumb has bothered Martin for some time:

Martin, who later acknowledged that the thumb on his catching hand started to bother him when the Dodgers were in Arizona at the beginning of the month, came out near the end of the game.

“I only felt it when I miscaught a ball,” the catcher said. “Tonight was the first time I felt it swinging the bat.”

Martin hadn’t told the training staff about his thumb, but his secret was exposed when Torre saw him grimace while taking a swing in the eighth inning. Torre pulled Martin from the game and replaced him with A.J. Ellis.