Cardinals' Paul Goldschmidt sitting for season finale Sunday

The St. Louis Cardinals will not have Paul Goldschmidt in their lineup for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Reds.

What It Means:

Goldschmidt will take the final game of the year off while the Cardinals get Irving Lopez a start at second base and have the rookie hit eighth.

Goldschmidt has had yet another outstanding season, batting .268 with a .810 OPS over 687 plate appearances. He added 25 homers, 89 runs, 80 RBI, and 11 stolen bases to his career totals this season.