Yadier Molina (thumb) is starting at catcher and batting seventh for the Cardinals in Friday's Game 1 of the NLDS.
Yadier Molina said Thursday that his ailing left thumb gives him more issues catching than hitting.
Lance Lynn will start against the Cubs in Game 4 of the NLDS on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field.
Michael Wacha will start Game 3 of the NLDS at Wrigley Field.
Tommy Pham is on the Cardinals' NLDS roster.
Matt Adams is not on the Cardinals' NLDS roster.
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny confirmed Thursday that Yadier Molina (thumb) will be on the NLDS roster.
Jaime Garcia will start Game 2 of the NLDS against the Cubs on Saturday at Busch Stadium.
Yadier Molina (thumb) responded well after participating in baseball activities Tuesday.
John Lackey will start Game 1 of the NLDS on Friday.
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said Monday that the club is "optimistic" Yadier Molina (thumb) will be on their NLDS roster.
Lance Lynn held the Braves to one run over five innings of work in Sunday's loss.
John Lackey allowed three runs over just four innings in Sunday's loss to the Braves.
Yadier Molina will have his ailing left thumb re-evaluated on Monday.
Stephen Piscotty (head) is back in the Cardinals' lineup for the first game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Braves.