Cardinals face off against the Brewers in division matchup
Milwaukee; Wednesday, 1 p.m. EDT
LINE: Brewers favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
The Brewers are 10-2 against teams from the NL Central. Milwaukee has hit 34 home runs this season, fourth in the MLB. Christian Yelich leads them with nine, averaging one every eight at-bats.
The Cardinals are 4-6 against division opponents. St. Louis has hit 28 home runs this season, sixth in the National League. Paul Goldschmidt leads the team with seven, averaging one every nine at-bats.
TOP PERFORMERS: Yelich leads the Brewers with 13 extra base hits and is slugging .800. Yasmani Grandal is 17-for-33 with two doubles, five home runs and nine RBIs over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.
LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 5-5, .271 batting average, 6.07 ERA, outscored by five runs
Cardinals: 6-4, .268 batting average, 4.55 ERA, outscored opponents by nine runs
Cardinals Injuries: Mike Mayers: 10-day IL (shoulder), Carlos Martinez: 10-day IL (shoulder), Luke Gregerson: 10-day IL (shoulder), Brett Cecil: 60-day IL (wrist/forearm), Justin Williams: 10-day IL (hand), Tyler O’Neill: 10-day IL (arm), Harrison Bader: day-to-day (hamstring tightness).