ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa has shaken up his lineup for Game 3 of the division series in a bid to avoid elimination by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Usual fifth-place hitter Ryan Ludwick was moved to second in front of Albert Pujols in the lineup going against Dodgers right-hander Vicente Padilla in Saturday night's game. Colby Rasmus was hitting fifth. The rookie hit fifth only eight times, having batted second about half of the season.
The Cardinals batted .300 the first two games, but totaled only five runs. Rasmus was 3 for 6 in the series with one RBI and Ludwick was 3 for 8 with one RBI.