San Diego Padres (30-18, second in the NL West) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (27-21, second in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Tuesday, 7:45 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Blake Snell (0-2, 6.00 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 12 strikeouts); Cardinals: Adam Wainwright (5-4, 3.12 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 38 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Cardinals -131, Padres +110; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Cardinals lead 1-0 in a three-game series with the San Diego Padres.
St. Louis has a 27-21 record overall and a 14-11 record at home. Cardinals hitters have a collective .322 on-base percentage, the fifth-ranked percentage in the NL.
San Diego has gone 17-8 on the road and 30-18 overall. Padres hitters are batting a collective .234, which ranks ninth in the NL.
Tuesday’s game is the second time these teams meet this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Paul Goldschmidt has a .352 batting average to lead the Cardinals, and has 16 doubles and 11 home runs. Tommy Edman is 15-for-47 with four RBI over the past 10 games.
Manny Machado leads San Diego with eight home runs while slugging .572. Jurickson Profar is 15-for-42 with a home run and six RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 7-3, .266 batting average, 3.96 ERA, outscored opponents by 15 runs
Padres: 6-4, .260 batting average, 3.03 ERA, outscored opponents by six 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)
Padres: Mike Clevinger: 15-Day IL (tricep), Pierce Johnson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt Beaty: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 60-Day IL (wrist), Michel Baez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Adrian Morejon: 60-Day IL (elbow), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (undisclosed)
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