St. Louis Cardinals to visit the San Francisco Giants
San Francisco; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
The San Francisco offense has compiled a .231 batting average as a team this season, last in the The Cardinals are 20-24 on the road. The St. Louis pitching staff owns a team ERA of 4.14, Jack Flaherty leads the staff with a mark of 4.90. The Cardinals won the last meeting 9-4. Dakota Hudson recorded his seventh victory and Dexter Fowler went 3-for-5 with a triple, a home run and two RBIs for St. Louis. Drew Pomeranz registered his ninth loss for San Francisco.
LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 6-4, .285 batting average, 4.20 ERA, outscored opponents by 17 runs
Cardinals: 4-6, .254 batting average, 4.25 ERA, outscored by 10 runs
Cardinals Injuries: Mike Mayers: 60-day IL (shoulder), Jordan Hicks: 10-day IL (elbow), John Gant: day-to-day (leg), Brett Cecil: 60-day IL (wrist/forearm), Marcell Ozuna: 10-day IL (hand), Jedd Gyorko: 10-day IL (back), Matt Carpenter: 10-day IL (back).