July 22: Cubs (38-55) @ Cardinals (49-45)

Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com

A different look to the lineup today, as manager Mike Matheny gives a few players a rest on a day where temperatures are again expected to exceed 100 degrees. The Cardinals are going for their first sweep since winning three against the Royals from June 22-24. The last time the Cardinals completed a sweep at was May 21-23 over San Diego.

And for those still stuck on last night’s 12-run inning, here is a short story that includes the club and Major League records that the Cardinals matched during the 17-batter seventh.

CARDINALS LINEUP:

  1. Tyler Greene (2B)
  2. Allen Craig (1B)
  3. Matt Holliday (LF)
  4. Carlos Beltran (RF)
  5. David Freese (3B)
  6. Jon Jay (CF)
  7. Tony Cruz (C)
  8. Daniel Descalso (SS)
  9. Lance Lynn (RHP)

CUBS LINEUP:

  1. David DeJesus (CF)
  2. Starlin Castro (SS)
  3. Anthony Rizzo (1B)
  4. Alfonso Soriano (LF)
  5. Bryan LaHair (RF)
  6. Steve Clevenger (C)
  7. Darwin Barney (2B)
  8. Luis Valbuena (3B)
  9. Travis Wood (LHP)

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