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Astros Vs. Cardinals Lineups: Jed Lowrie To Start For 2nd Straight Game

The Houston Astros, who have been careful with Jed Lowrie since he came off of the disabled list last week, have the shortstop in the lineup for Game 2 of their three-game set against the St. Louis Cardinals. Lowrie will make consecutive starts for the second time since his Sept. 12 return.

Lowrie is 4-for-16 in five games since coming back, while sharing playing time with former Cardinal Tyler Greene. Lowrie will bat fifth in the order on Wednesday.

Here are the full lineups:

Astros

1. Jose Altuve 2B
2. Scott Moore LF
3. Brett Wallace 1B
4. Justin Maxwell CF
5. Jed Lowrie SS
6. Brandon Laird 3B
7. Chris Snyder C
8. Jimmy Paredes RF
9. Lucas Harrell P

Cardinals

1. Jon Jay CF
2. Carlos Beltran RF
3. Matt Holliday LF
4. Allen Craig 1B
5. Yadier Molina C
6. David Freese 3B
7. Skip Schumaker 2B
8. Pete Kozma SS
9. Lance Lynn P

Lucas Harrell (10-9, 3.86 ERA) will take the ball for the Houston, while Lance Lynn (15-7, 3.95 ERA) goes for St. Louis. First pitch is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. CT.

For more on the Astros, be sure to visit The Crawfish Boxes. Additional coverage on the Cardinals can be found at Viva El Birdos, while Baseball Nation is the place to go for news and analysis from around the league.

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