St. Louis puts win streak on the line against Arizona
St. Louis Cardinals (89-67, first in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (80-76, second in the NL West)
Phoenix; Monday, 9 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis enters the game as winners of their last five games.
The Diamondbacks are 39-36 on their home turf. The Arizona offense has compiled a .253 batting average as a team this season, Ketel Marte leads the team with a mark of .329.
The Cardinals are 40-38 on the road. The St. Louis pitching staff owns a team ERA of 3.78, Miles Mikolas paces the staff with a mark of 4.16.
TOP PERFORMERS: Eduardo Escobar leads the Diamondbacks with 35 home runs and is slugging .522. Abraham Almonte is 6-for-15 with two doubles, a triple, a home run and four RBIs over the last 10 games for Arizona.
LAST 10 GAMES: Diamondbacks: 5-5, .213 batting average, 3.64 ERA, outscored by six runs
Cardinals: 7-3, .227 batting average, 3.26 ERA, outscored opponents by 12 runs