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Wainwright to start Game 1 of NLCS

 ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals are sticking with the same rotation that clicked in the first round of the postseason and ace Adam Wainwright is set to pitch Game 1 of the National League championship series against the San Francisco Giants.

Manager Mike Matheny announced his starters on Thursday, two days ahead of the series opener.

Lance Lynn will work Game 2, followed by John Lackey and Shelby Miller. Michael Wacha, who didn't pitch in the division series, will remain in the bullpen available for long relief.

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