Atlanta Braves

Shildt stays with regular lineup — which doesn't include Bader anymore


Later in the inning, Yadier Molina doubled, tying him with Hall of Famer Rogers Hornsby for fifth on the Cardinals’ career list at 367.


Center fielder Harrison Bader has been cleared for full-time duty after recovering from neck stiffness, following a injury list stay with a strained hamstring.


The Atlanta lineup also is the Braves’ regular nine, featuring 2018 National League Rookie of the Year Ronald Acuna Jr., as their leadoff man.


Hitting fourth will be third baseman Josh Donaldson, an Atlanta free-agent signing whom Cardinals fans seemed to have an exceeding interest in obtaining last offseason.


Mike Foltynewicz, the Braves’ ace last season when he struck out 202 hitters and won 13 games, will be the Atlanta starter against Jack Flaherty.


Pittsburgh's Josh Bell (left) scores as Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina waits for the ball during the eighth inning Sunday, May 12, 2019, in St. Louis.






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