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Rasmus scratched from lineup just before game

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JUPITER, Fla. (KMOV) - Cardinals centerfielder Colby Rasmus has been scratched from today's game against the New York Mets, as word just came into the press box moments ago.

Now word has come in as to why the second-year player was pulled out of the lineup at the last minute.

Here is the new lineup for the Cardinals in lieu of this news:

1. Skip Schumaker, 2B

2. Brendan Ryan, SS

3. Albert Pujols, 1B

4. Matt Holliday, LF

5. Ryan Ludwick, RF

6. Felipe Lopez, 3B

7. Joe Mather, CF

8. Jason LaRue, C

9. Chris Carpenter, RHP

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