St. Louis Cardinals (30-28, second in the NL Central) vs. San Diego Padres (37-23, second in the NL West)
San Diego; Thursday, 7:08 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: St. Louis: Adam Wainwright (5-3, 3.15 ERA in regular season) San Diego: Zach Davies (7-4, 2.73 ERA in regular season)
LINE: Padres favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
NLWC: St. Louis leads the series 1-0
BOTTOM LINE: The Padres will host the Cardinals in Game 2 of their Wild Card series.
The Padres are 21-11 in home games. San Diego has a team batting average of .258 this postseason, Tommy Pham has lead them with an average of .500
The Cardinals have gone 16-15 away from home. St. Louis has a team slugging percentage of .513 this postseason, Dylan Carlson leads them with a mark of 1.000 in 3 at-bats.
REGULAR SEASON TOP PERFORMERS: Fernando Tatis Jr. leads the Padres with 17 home runs and is batting .277.
Paul Goldschmidt leads the Cardinals with 58 hits and has 21 RBIs.
INJURIES: Padres: Kirby Yates: (right elbow), Trey Wingenter: (elbow), Javy Guerra: (personal), Anderson Espinoza: (elbow), Jose Castillo: (lat).
Cardinals: Ricardo Sanchez: (elbow), Miles Mikolas: (forearm), Carlos Martinez: (oblique), Dakota Hudson: (forearm), John Gant: (groin), John Brebbia: (elbow).
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