Milwaukee Brewers (29-16, first in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (24-20, second in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Friday, 8:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Brandon Woodruff (5-2, 4.76 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 49 strikeouts); Cardinals: Dakota Hudson (3-2, 3.60 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 22 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Brewers -145, Cardinals +125; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Milwaukee Brewers will try to keep a three-game win streak intact when they play the St. Louis Cardinals.
St. Louis is 24-20 overall and 11-10 at home. Cardinals hitters are batting a collective .254, the fourth-best team batting average in MLB play.
Milwaukee has a 29-16 record overall and a 15-10 record on the road. The Brewers have a 22-2 record in games when they have more hits than their opponents.
The teams meet Friday for the sixth time this season. The Brewers are ahead 3-2 in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Paul Goldschmidt has a .348 batting average to rank second on the Cardinals, and has 16 doubles and eight home runs. Tommy Edman is 14-for-42 with four RBI over the past 10 games.
Rowdy Tellez has 11 doubles, nine home runs and 33 RBI for the Brewers. Tyrone Taylor is 9-for-32 with a double, three home runs and 12 RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 5-5, .278 batting average, 4.55 ERA, outscored opponents by four runs
Brewers: 7-3, .237 batting average, 2.05 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
INJURIES: Cardinals: Jordan Hicks: 15-Day IL (forearm), Steven Matz: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Dylan Carlson: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Jack Flaherty: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Tyler O’Neill: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Alex Reyes: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
Brewers: Hunter Renfroe: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Freddy Peralta: 15-Day IL (lat), Willy Adames: 10-Day IL (ankle), Jandel Gustave: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Jake Cousins: 10-Day IL (elbow), Justin Topa: 10-Day IL (elbow)
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