Wacha scheduled to start as St. Louis hosts Kansas City
Kansas City Royals (16-31, fifth in the AL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (24-23, fourth in the AL Central)
St. Louis; Wednesday, 1:15 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals will square off in a doubleheader Wednesday.
The Cardinals are 14-9 on their home turf. The St. Louis offense has compiled a .261 batting average as a team this season, good for fourth in the National League. Jose Martinez leads the team with an average of .333.
The Royals are 6-16 on the road. The Kansas City pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 5.19. Brad Keller leads the team with a 4.66 earned run average.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 2-8, .246 batting average, 5.44 ERA, outscored by 13 runs
Royals: 3-7, .233 batting average, 6.00 ERA, outscored by 33 runs