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St. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Nationals - Game 133 open thread - September 2, 2015

Tyler Lyons vs. Max Scherzer

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

You may be wondering to yourself why Tyler Lyons is starting tonight's game and Michael Wacha is not. The Cardinals have decided to bank some innings by giving Wacha a turn-of-the-rotation off, per St. Louis Post-Dispatch beat writer Derrick Goold.

Today's Lineups

Jayson Werth - LF Matt Carpenter - 3B
Anthony Rendon - 2B Stephen Piscotty - LF
Bryce Harper - RF Jason Heyward - RF
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Jhonny Peralta - SS
Yunel Escobar - 3B Brandon Moss - 1B
Ian Desmond - SS Tommy Pham - CF
Wilson Ramos - C Kolten Wong - 2B
Michael Taylor - CF Tony Cruz - C
Max Scherzer - RHP Tyler Lyons - LHP