Snell to start in place of Karstens


With Jeff Karstens still recovering from a dental procedure to fix an abscessed tooth, Ian Snell (6-11, 5.54 ERA) will make the start tonight when the Pirates play the Cardinals at 7:05 at PNC Park. Freddy Sanchez is back in the lineup after missing the past three games with blurred vision. Adam Wainwright (9-3, 2.85 ERA) will start for the Cardinals

Starting lineups

Cardinals — Skip Schumaker CF, Felipe Lopez 3B, Albert Pujols 3B, Ryan Ludwick LF, Josh Phelps RF, Aaron Miles SS, Adam Kennedy 2B, Adam Wainwright RHP, Jason LaRue C

Pirates – Nyjer Morgan LF, Freddy Sanchez 2B, Nate McLouth CF, Ryan Doumit C, Adam LaRoche 1B, Brandon Moss RF, Andy LaRoche 3B, Luis Cruz SS, Ian Snell RHP