Well, after four straight losses to start the week, the Cardinals finished with three straight wins. Now, the Cardinals head to a new week, where they play 4 games at home, and 3 on the road. While the Cardinals have Monday off, they still play 7 games this week, with the Tuesday doubleheader. Let’s take a look at the match-ups this week:
Tuesday June 13, 2017 – v. Milwaukee Brewers, 1:15pm
Jimmy Nelson (4-3, 3.45) v. Lance Lynn (4-3, 2.88)
Notes: Jimmy Nelson has seen the Cardinals hit .303 against him
Matt Carpenter 8-18, 2HR
Brewers are a career .213 against Lance Lynn
Ryan Braun is only current active Brewer with RBI against Lynn.
Tuesday June 13, 2017 – v. Milwaukee Brewers, 7:15pm
Paolo Espino (0-0, 5.63) v. Marco Gonzales (0-0, 0.00)
Notes: Espino is making his third start of the season. He has thrown just 8 innings.
Marco Gonzales is making his 2017 MLB debut. He is 4-2 in his career.
Neither pitcher has faced the other team.
Wednesday June 14, 2017 – v. Milwaukee Brewers, 7:15pm
Zach Davies (7-3, 4.74) v. Mike Leake (5-5, 2.70)
Notes: Davies has not lost since May 25th
Matt Carpenter 6-15, 2HR lifetime off Davies
Leake has lost his last 3 starts
Brewers are career .231 against Leake
Thursday June 15, 2017 – v. Milwaukee Brewers, 6:15pm
Junior Guerra (2-2, 3.83) v. Michael Wacha (3-3, 4.50)
Notes: Guerra has not won since May 31st
The Cardinals are a career .362 against Guerra
Brewers are career .235 against Michael Wacha
Friday June 16, 2017 – @ Baltimore Orioles, 6:05pm
Carlos Martinez (5-5, 2.95) v. Kevin Gausman (3-5, 6.49)
Notes: Martinez is coming off his first complete game in MLB.
Martinez has allowed just 8 ER in his last 5 starts
Gausman went just 3.1 innings in his last start
Kolten Wong is career 3-3 against Gausman
Saturday June 17, 2017 – @ Baltimore Orioles, 3:05pm
Adam Wainwright (7-4, 4.73) v. Wade Miley (2-3, 3.27)
Notes: Wainwright leads the Cardinals in wins
The Orioles hitters are .235 lifetime against Wainwright
Miley lasted just 2.2 in his last start
Miley is 60-62 in his career
Sunday June 18, 2017 – @ Baltimore Orioles – 12:35pm
Lance Lynn (4-3, 2.88) v. Alec Asher (2-4, 4.35)
Notes: Lance Lynn has not won a start since May 5th
Asher has made 5 starts in 2017.