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2012 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 88-74 .543
Rank: 2nd in National League Central
Run Differential: 771-651 + 120
Roster Continuity 71.78% 7/30
Manager(s): Mike Matheny
General Manager: John Mozeliak
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium III
Payroll: $ 110,300,862 9/30
Attendance: 3,262,109 6/30
Playoffs: Lost in NLCS (Giants)
Top Draft Pick: Michael Wacha (#19) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: John Mabry
Bench Coach: Mike Aldrete
Bullpen Coach: Dyar Miller
First Base Coach: Chris Maloney
Hitting Coach: Mark McGwire
Pitching Coach: Derek Lilliquist
Third Base Coach: Jose Oquendo

#1 Draft Picks

Chris Carpenter (#15), Lance Berkman (#16), Pete Kozma (#18), Shelby Miller (#19), Jake Westbrook (#21), Adam Wainwright (#29), Tyler Greene (#30), Lance Lynn (#39)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
8874.5439.0
8379.51214.0
7983.48818.0
61101.37736.0
55107.34042.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 2012 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    12012-04-04W 4-1 @MIA
    22012-04-06W 11-5 @MIL
    32012-04-07L 0-6 @MIL
    42012-04-08W 9-3 @MIL
    52012-04-09W 7-1 @CIN
    62012-04-10W 3-1 @CIN
    72012-04-11L 3-4 @CIN
    82012-04-13L 5-9 CHN
    92012-04-14W 5-1 CHN
    102012-04-15W 10-3 CHN
    112012-04-17W 2-1 CIN
    122012-04-18W 11-1 CIN
    132012-04-19L 3-6 CIN
    142012-04-20W 4-1 @PIT
    152012-04-21L 0-2 @PIT
    162012-04-22W 5-1 @PIT
    172012-04-23L 2-3 @CHN
    182012-04-24L 2-3 @CHN
    192012-04-25W 5-1 @CHN
    202012-04-27W 13-1 MIL
    212012-04-28W 7-3 MIL
    222012-04-29L 2-3 MIL
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    232012-05-01W 10-7 PIT
    242012-05-02W 12-3 PIT
    252012-05-03L 3-6 PIT
    262012-05-04L 4-5 @HOU
    272012-05-05L 2-8 @HOU
    282012-05-06W 8-1 @HOU
    292012-05-07W 9-6 @ARI
    302012-05-08W 6-1 @ARI
    312012-05-09W 7-2 @ARI
    322012-05-11L 7-9 ATL
    332012-05-12L 2-7 ATL
    342012-05-13L 4-7 ATL
    352012-05-14L 4-6 CHN
    362012-05-15W 7-6 CHN
    372012-05-16W 4-1 @SFN
    382012-05-17L 5-7 @SFN
    392012-05-18L 5-6 @LAN
    402012-05-19L 0-6 @LAN
    412012-05-20L 5-6 @LAN
    422012-05-21W 4-3 SDN
    432012-05-22W 4-0 SDN
    442012-05-23W 6-3 SDN
    452012-05-24L 9-10 PHI
    462012-05-25L 3-5 PHI
    472012-05-26L 0-4 PHI
    482012-05-27W 8-3 PHI
    492012-05-28W 8-2 @ATL
    502012-05-29L 4-5 @ATL
    512012-05-30L 7-10 @ATL
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    522012-06-01L 0-8 @NYN
    532012-06-02L 0-5 @NYN
    542012-06-03L 1-6 @NYN
    552012-06-04W 5-4 @NYN
    562012-06-05L 8-9 @HOU
    572012-06-06W 4-3 @HOU
    582012-06-07W 14-2 @HOU
    592012-06-08L 2-6 CLE
    602012-06-09W 2-0 CLE
    612012-06-10L 1-4 CLE
    622012-06-12L 1-6 CHA
    632012-06-13W 1-0 CHA
    642012-06-14W 5-3 CHA
    652012-06-15L 2-3 KCA
    662012-06-16W 10-7 KCA
    672012-06-17L 3-5 KCA
    682012-06-19L 3-6 @DET
    692012-06-20W 3-1 @DET
    702012-06-21L 1-2 @DET
    712012-06-22W 11-4 @KCA
    722012-06-23W 8-2 @KCA
    732012-06-24W 11-8 @KCA
    742012-06-25W 8-7 @MIA
    752012-06-26W 5-2 @MIA
    762012-06-27L 3-5 @MIA
    772012-06-29L 5-14 PIT
    782012-06-30L 3-7 PIT
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    792012-07-01W 5-4 PIT
    802012-07-02W 9-3 COL
    812012-07-03L 2-3 COL
    822012-07-04W 4-1 COL
    832012-07-05W 6-2 COL
    842012-07-06L 2-3 MIA
    852012-07-07W 3-2 MIA
    862012-07-08W 5-4 MIA
    872012-07-13L 3-5 @CIN
    882012-07-14L 2-3 @CIN
    892012-07-15L 2-4 @CIN
    902012-07-16W 3-2 @MIL
    912012-07-17L 2-3 @MIL
    922012-07-18L 3-4 @MIL
    932012-07-20W 4-1 CHN
    942012-07-21W 12-0 CHN
    952012-07-22W 7-0 CHN
    962012-07-23L 3-5 LAN
    972012-07-24W 8-2 LAN
    982012-07-25W 3-2 LAN
    992012-07-26W 7-4 LAN
    1002012-07-27W 9-6 @CHN
    1012012-07-28L 2-3 @CHN
    1022012-07-29L 2-4 @CHN
    1032012-07-31W 11-6 @COL
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1042012-08-01W 9-6 @COL
    1052012-08-02L 2-8 @COL
    1062012-08-03W 9-3 MIL
    1072012-08-04W 6-1 MIL
    1082012-08-05W 3-0 MIL
    1092012-08-06W 8-2 SFN
    1102012-08-07L 2-4 SFN
    1112012-08-08L 0-15 SFN
    1122012-08-09W 3-1 SFN
    1132012-08-10L 1-3 @PHI
    1142012-08-11W 4-1 @PHI
    1152012-08-12L 7-8 @PHI
    1162012-08-14W 8-2 ARI
    1172012-08-15W 5-2 ARI
    1182012-08-16L 1-2 ARI
    1192012-08-17L 1-2 PIT
    1202012-08-18W 5-4 PIT
    1212012-08-19L 3-6 PIT
    1222012-08-21W 7-0 HOU
    1232012-08-22W 4-2 HOU
    1242012-08-23W 13-5 HOU
    1252012-08-24W 8-5 @CIN
    1262012-08-25L 2-8 @CIN
    1272012-08-26W 8-2 @CIN
    1282012-08-27W 4-3 @PIT
    1292012-08-28L 0-9 @PIT
    1302012-08-29L 0-5 @PIT
    1312012-08-30L 1-8 @WAS
    1322012-08-31L 0-10 @WAS
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1332012-09-01W 10-9 @WAS
    1342012-09-02L 3-4 @WAS
    1352012-09-03W 5-4 NYN
    1362012-09-04W 5-1 NYN
    1372012-09-05L 2-6 NYN
    1382012-09-07L 4-5 MIL
    1392012-09-08L 3-6 MIL
    1402012-09-09W 5-4 MIL
    1412012-09-10L 3-11 @SDN
    1422012-09-11L 4-6 @SDN
    1432012-09-12L 2-3 @SDN
    1442012-09-13W 2-1 @LAN
    1452012-09-14L 5-8 @LAN
    1462012-09-15L 3-4 @LAN
    1472012-09-16W 5-2 @LAN
    1482012-09-18W 4-1 HOU
    1492012-09-19W 5-0 HOU
    1502012-09-20W 5-4 HOU
    1512012-09-21L 4-5 @CHN
    1522012-09-22W 5-4 @CHN
    1532012-09-23W 6-3 @CHN
    1542012-09-24W 6-1 @HOU
    1552012-09-25W 4-0 @HOU
    1562012-09-26L 0-2 @HOU
    1572012-09-28W 12-2 WAS
    1582012-09-29L 4-6 WAS
    1592012-09-30W 10-4 WAS
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1602012-10-01W 4-2 CIN
    1612012-10-02L 1-3 CIN
    1622012-10-03W 1-0 CIN
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    88-74
    Yadier Molina 133
    Tony Cruz 28
    Bryan Anderson 1
    Allen Craig 86
    Matt Carpenter 30
    Matt Adams 23
    Lance Berkman 22
    Bryan Anderson 1
    Daniel Descalso 66
    Skip Schumaker 51
    Tyler Greene 40
    Ryan Jackson 3
    Matt Carpenter 2
    David Freese 133
    Matt Carpenter 21
    Daniel Descalso 8
    Rafael Furcal 116
    Peter Kozma 22
    Daniel Descalso 20
    Tyler Greene 4
    Matt Holliday 152
    Allen Craig 5
    Matt Carpenter 3
    Shane Robinson 1
    Adron Chambers 1
    Jon Jay 108
    Shane Robinson 27
    Skip Schumaker 14
    Carlos Beltran 7
    Adron Chambers 6
    Carlos Beltran 125
    Allen Craig 21
    Matt Carpenter 10
    Skip Schumaker 3
    Erik Komatsu 1
    Shane Robinson 1
    Adron Chambers 1
    Carlos Beltran 3
    Matt Holliday 2
    Allen Craig 1


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