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Matching up: Game 2

Chris Carpenter starts on short rest for the first time in his career as the Cardinals attempt to salvage one game on the road before heading home. He'll be opposed by Cliff Lee, who makes his 11th career postseason start.

Matching up: Game 2

Cliff Lee will make his 11th career postseason start in Sunday´s game. (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)
Cliff Lee will make his 11th career postseason start in Sunday's game. (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)

Chris Carpenter starts on short rest for the first time in his career as the Cardinals attempt to salvage one game on the road before heading home. He'll be opposed by Cliff Lee, who makes his 11th career postseason start.

Here are the batter-pitcher matchups for both sides...

PHILLIES VS. CARPENTER

  PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
Jimmy Rollins 28 28 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .179 .179 .179 .357
Hunter Pence 22 22 4 0 1 1 5 0 7 .182 .182 .409 .591
Placido Polanco 20 19 5 0 1 0 1 1 0 .263 .300 .368 .668
Brian Schneider 16 16 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 .250 .250 .250 .500
Chase Utley 15 15 7 1 0 0 1 0 1 .467 .467 .533 1.000
Raul Ibanez 11 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .091 .091 .091 .182
Shane Victorino 10 10 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .300 .300 .400 .700
Ryan Howard 9 9 2 0 0 1 2 0 3 .222 .222 .556 .778
Ben Francisco 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333
Carlos Ruiz 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Ross Gload 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Wilson Valdez 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500
Cliff Lee 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000

Just like against Roy Halladay, Lance Berkman has stellar numbers vs. Cliff Lee in a small sample size.

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CARDINALS VS. LEE

  PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
Nick Punto 22 20 6 0 0 0 3 2 3 .300 .364 .300 .664
Gerald Laird 19 16 2 2 0 0 3 2 7 .125 .211 .250 .461
Ryan Theriot 19 16 5 0 0 0 2 3 2 .313 .421 .313 .734
Lance Berkman 15 13 5 3 0 0 3 2 1 .385 .467 .615 1.082
Yadier Molina 13 13 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 .231 .231 .308 .538
Matt Holliday 10 6 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 .167 .500 .167 .667
Albert Pujols 10 8 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 .125 .300 .125 .425
Jon Jay 8 7 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286
Rafael Furcal 6 6 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .333 .333 .833 1.167
Allen Craig 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Skip Schumaker 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Daniel Descalso 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

First pitch is 8:37 p.m. on TBS.


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