Here are the lineups for the Mets and Cardinals for Game 2 of the NLDS. First pitch is scheduled for 9:07 p.m. ET tonight at Dodger Stadium.
There’s only one major change in Terry Collins’ lineup, with Michael Conforto starting in left field against right-hander Zack Greinke. The 22-year-old was on the bench in Game 1 while Michael Cuddyer made the start in left field. That didn’t go so well. Daniel Murphy, who homered in Game 1, has flipped spots with Yoenis Cespedes in the order. The same goes for Lucas Duda and Travis d’Arnaud with a right-hander on the hill.
While the Mets are mostly standing pat for Game 2, the same can’t be said for the Dodgers. They have decided to shake things up quite a bit, starting with Howie Kendrick out of the leadoff spot. Kendrick didn’t bat leadoff once during the regular season. It’s an interesting time to switch things up. Carl Crawford batted leadoff in Game 1, but he’s in the sixth spot tonight. Joc Pederson and A.J. Ellis are on the bench for Game 2 while Yasmani Grandal and Enrique Hernandez are in.