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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Wednesday's Mets-Cards lineups

By Danny Knobler

NEW YORK -- Here are the lineups for Monday night's 7:10 p.m. ET game at Citi Field, as the New York Mets and continue a four-game series:

Cardinals
Matt Carpenter, 3b
Mark Ellis, 2b
Matt Holliday, lf
Allen Craig, 1b
Yadier Molina, c
Jhonny Peralta, ss
Peter Bourjos, cf
Shane Robinson, rf
Michael Wacha, rhp

Mets
Kirk Nieuwenhuis, cf
Curtis Granderson, rf
David Wright, 3b
Daniel Murphy, 2b
Chris Young, lf
Lucas Duda, 1b
Travis d'Arnaud, c
Ruben Tejada, ss
Jonathon Niese, lhp

Kirk Nieuwenhuis makes his first start in a week, as Eric Young Jr. gets the day off against tough Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha. As promised, manager Terry Collins leaves Curtis Granderson in the lineup, despite a hitless streak that has now reached a career-high 22 at-bats.