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Cardinals release postseason roster, Adams and Bourjos not on list

ST. LOUIS (KFVS) -

The roster has been set for the first ever meeting between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs. 

To the delight of many of the Cardinal faithful, pitcher Adam Wainwright and catcher Yadier Molina have made the postseason roster. 

Notable players left off? Peter Bourjos and Matt Adams. 

The Cardinals head into the postseason with a lot of veterans on the position player roster as well as on the pitching roster. 

Cardinals Postseason Roster 2015 Position Players
PositionPlayerBats/Throws
CatcherTony CruzR/R
CatcherYadier MolinaR/R
1st BaseBrandon MossL/R
1st BaseMark ReynoldsR/R
2nd BaseKolten WongL/R
3rd BaseMatt CarpenterL/R
ShortstopJhonny PeraltaR/R
InfieldGreg GarciaL/R
OutfieldRandal GrichukR/R
OutfieldJason HeywardL/L
OutfieldMatt HollidayR/R
OutfieldJon JayL/L
OutfieldTommy PhamR/R
OutfieldStephen PiscottyR/R

The pitching roster sees Randy Choate left off while Jonathan Broxton makes the cut. 

Cardinals Postseason Roster 2015 Pitchers
PositionPitcherThrows
Starting PitcherJaime GarciaLeft-Handed Pitcher
Starting PitcherJohn LackeyRight-Handed Pitcher
Starting PitcherTyler LyonsLeft-Handed Pitcher
Starting PitcherLance LynnRight-Handed Pitcher
Starting PitcherMichael WachaRight-Handed Pitcher
CloserTrevor RosenthalRight-Handed Pitcher
Relief PitcherJonathan BroxtonRight-Handed Pitcher
Relief PitcherSeth ManessRight-Handed Pitcher
Relief PitcherKevin SiegristLeft-Handed Pitcher
Relief PitcherCarlos VillanuevaRight-Handed Pitcher
Relief PitcherAdam WainwrightRight-Handed Pitcher

Along with releasing the rosters, Matheny announced that Jaime Garcia gets the nod in Game Two and Michael Wacha and Lance Lynn get Games Three and Four. 

The Cardinals open the NLDS against the Chicago Cubs Friday, October 9 at Busch Stadium at 5:45 p.m. CT with John Lackey starting for St. Louis. 

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