It turns out that Cardinals third baseman David Freese's sore finger isn't just a one-day thing.
The team's posted line-up includes Daniel Descalso playing at the hot corner and batting eighth in the order. Tyler Greene is playing second base and batting second. Meanwhile Lance Berkman is sitting for another day with Matt Carpenter playing first base and batting sixth.
Jake Westbrook gets the start for St. Louis against Paul Maholm for the Cubs. Westbrook shut down the Reds in his first start of the season and is 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA while Maholm is 0-1 with a 13.50 ERA. Westbrook is 2-1 with a 5.40 ERA against the Cubs while Maholm is 4-6 with a 3.72 ERA in his career against the Cardinals.