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Leading men for Cardinals

2013-04-26T00:00:00Z 2013-04-26T05:26:04Z Leading men for CardinalsBy Derrick Goold dgoold@post-dispatch.com 314-340-8285 stltoday.com

As they search for on-base production from the top spot in the batting order, the Cardinals deployed three different leadoff hitters on the road trip in an attempt to spark an offense that has yet to find its stride.

JON JAY, CF

(Games, BA, OBP, SLG, OPS, Runs, K, BB)

At leadoff: 15 games (66 at-bats) .227 .271 .364 .635 14 14 3

On road trip: 7 games (25 at-bats) .120 .154 .160 .314 4 7 1

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MATT CARPENTER, 2B/3B

At leadoff: 4 games (14 at-bats) .286 .375 .429 .804 4 2 2

On road trip: 8 games (29 at-bats) .207 .281 .379 .661 5 6 3

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SHANE ROBINSON, CF

At leadoff: 2 games (7 at-bats) .143 .333 .143 .476 2 0 2

On road trip: 6 games (13 at-bats) .077 .250 .077 .327 2 2 3

Derrick Goold covers the Cardinals and Major League Baseball for The Post-Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter at @dgoold or on Facebook at Facebook.com/BirdLandPD

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