Allen Craig remains out for the Cardinals and will not play in this series.
The St. Louis Cardinals and and Pittsburgh Pirates have announced their rosters in anticipation for their National League Divisional Series matchup beginning Thursday evening.
There aren't many big surprises for either team. The Pirates had to change up their roster from the Wild Card round to accommodate more starting pitchers, but the core remains the same. Catcher Tony Sanchez and outfielder Travis Snider were perhaps the most notable players to not be included.
For the Cardinals, Allen Craig will officially not play in the NLDS as he was left off the roster as he continues to suffer from a Lisfranc injury in his foot. He could return later in the playoffs, but the odds do not look great. His absence helped afford youngster Kolten Wong a spot on the roster. Matt Adams should continue to see nearly all the playing time at first base.
St. Louis Cardinals
Starting pitchers: Adam Wainwright, Lance Lynn, Joe Kelly, Shelby Miller
Relievers: Michael Wacha, Trevor Rosenthal, Kevin Siegrist, Carlos Martinez, John Axford, Randy Choate, Seth Maness and Mujica.
Catchers: Yadier Molina, Tony Cruz
Infielders: Matt Adams, Matt Carpenter, Kolten Wong, Daniel Descalso, Pete Kozma, David Freese
Outfielders: Matt Holliday, Jon Jay, Carlos Beltran, Shane Robinson, Adron Chambers
Starting pitchers: A.J. Burnett, Gerrit Cole, Francisco Liriano, Charlie Morton
Relievers: Jeanmar Gomez, Jason Grilli, Vin Mazzaro, Mark Melancon, Bryan Morris, Tony Watson, Justin Wilson
Catchers: Russell Martin, John Buck
Infielders: Pedro Alvarez, Clint Barmes, Josh Harrison, Garrett Jones, Jordy Mercer, Justin Morneau, Gaby Sanchez, Neil Walker
Outfielders: Marlon Byrd, Starling Marte, Andrew McCutchen, Jose Tabata
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