Flaherty expected to start for the Cardinals against the Athletics
St. Louis; Tuesday, 8:15 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis and Oakland will play at Busch Stadium on Tuesday.
The Cardinals are 24-16 on their home turf. The St. Louis pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 4.15. Dakota Hudson leads the team with a 3.36 ERA.
The Athletics are 17-19 on the road. Oakland has a team on-base percentage of .318, led by Marcus Semien with a mark of .356. This is the first game between these teams in 2019.
TOP PERFORMERS: Marcell Ozuna leads the Cardinals with 20 home runs and has 62 RBIs. Dexter Fowler is 7-for-30 with three home runs and 11 RBIs over the last 10 games for St. Louis.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 6-4, .227 batting average, 3.29 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs
Athletics: 6-4, .265 batting average, 3.60 ERA, outscored opponents by 14 runs
Cardinals Injuries: Mike Mayers: 60-day IL (shoulder), Jordan Hicks: day-to-day (torn ucl), Ryan Helsley: 10-day IL (shoulder), Brett Cecil: 60-day IL (wrist/forearm), Jedd Gyorko: 10-day IL (back).
Athletics Injuries: Blake Treinen: 10-day IL (shoulder), Sean Manaea: 60-day IL (shoulder), Daniel Gossett: 60-day IL (elbow), Marco Estrada: 10-day IL (lumbar strain), Jharel Cotton: 60-day IL (elbow/hamstring), Nick Hundley: 10-day IL (back), Chris Herrmann: 60-day IL (knee).