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Liberatore will face Nationals; Wainwright, Martinez both to pitch on Monday for Cardinals

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Adjusting the spring pitching rotation so that both Adam Wainwright and Carlos Martinez will pitch against New York in the exhibition finale on Monday, Cardinals manager Mike Shildt has switched to young lefthander Matthew Liberatore for Sunday’s game here against the Washington Nationals.

Wainwright and Martinez will start games two and three of the regular season in Cincinnati on Saturday and Sunday. Wainwright will be on normal four days’ rest this way and Martinez on five.

Catcher Yadier Molina and second baseman Tommy Edman are the only regulars along for the ride Sunday.