Pirates (57-69) vs. Cardinals (70-58)
Left fielder Brandon Moss is back in the lineup against the Cardinals tonight after sustaining a sprained ankle in Sunday’s loss to the New York Mets. The Pirates try to sweep the two-game series when Jason Davis (1-2, 1.80 ERA) takes the mound against Todd Wellemeyer (10-4, 3.79) at 8:15 p.m. at Busch Stadium. Nate McLouth (illness) will miss his second consecutive start.
Pirates — Nyjer Morgan, CF; Freddy Sanchez, 2B; Ryan Doumit, C; Adam LaRoche, 1B; Jason Michaels, RF; Brandon Moss, LF; Andy LaRoche, 3B; Jack Wilson, SS, Jason Davis, RHP.
Cardinals — Skip Schumaker, CF; Ryan Ludwick, RF; Albert Pujols, 1B; Rick Ankiel, LF; Troy Glaus, 3B; Felipe Lopez, SS; Yadier Molina, C; Todd Wellemeyer, RHP; Adam Kennedy, 2B