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NLCS Game 4, Giants vs. Cardinals: Buster Posey hits third for San Francisco

Lineups for Game 4 of the 2012 NLCS have been released.

Ezra Shaw

After losing rainy Game 3 of the NLCS by a score of 3-1, the San Francisco Giants have changed their lineup up a bit. Buster Posey has moved to first base, taking Brandon Belt out of the order. Hector Sanchez is catching and will bat fifth. Hunter Pence, who has struggled at the plate this postseason, has been dropped to sixth in the order.

Here is San Francisco's full lineup for Thursday night. They will face Adam Wainwright on the mound.

Angel Pagan - CF
Marco Scutaro - 2B
Buster Posey - 1B
Pablo Sandoval - 3B
Hector Sanchez - C
Hunter Pence - F
Gregor Blanco - LF
Brandon Crawford - SS
Tim Lincecum - P

Here is St. Louis' lineup. Carlos Beltran is out after straining his left knee on Wednesday night.

Jon Jay - CF
Matt Carpenter - 1B
Matt Holliday - LF
Allen Craig - RF
Yadier Molina - C
David Freese - 3B
Daniel Descalso - 2B
Peter Kozma - SS
Adam Wainwright - P

First pitch from Busch Stadium is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET. There is a small chance of showers, but the game should be able to proceed without any kind of delay.