June 5 – 11 Cardinals Matchups

The 2017 St. Louis Cardinals head into Cincinnati with a 26-28 record. The more the Cardinals play, the more the Cardinals show, they are not a legitimate candidate to reach the postseason in 2017. Let’s take a look at the matchups this week:

Monday June 5, 2017, 6:10pm CT @ Cincinnati (25-30)
Carlos Martinez (4-4, 3.08) vs. Asher Wojciechowski (1-0, 5.63)
Notables: Martinez was 4-1, with a 2.03 in the month of May
Billy Hamilton is 3-18, 5K lifetime against Martinez
Wojciechowski has NEVER faced a Cardinal batter

Tuesday June 6, 2017, 6:10pm CT @ Cincinnati
Adam Wainwright (6-3, 3.79) vs. Tim Adleman (3-2, 4.89)
Notables: Wainwright has won four straight starts, and has not lost since April 16
Joey Votto is 12-43 with 2 HR lifetime against Wainwright
Adleman has not lost since May 14
The Cardinals are 16 of 56 lifetime against Adleman

Wednesday June 7, 6:10pm CT @ Cincinnati
Lance Lynn (4-3, 2.97) vs. Bronson Arroyo (3-4, 6.24)
Notables: Lance Lynn has not won since May 5th
Zack Cozart has 2 homeruns in his career off Lynn
Bronson Arroyo has allowed 10 runs in 8 innings this season against the Cardinals.
Aledmys Diaz is 2-5, with 2 HR’s in his career against Arroyo.

Thursday June 8, 11:35am CT @ Cincinnati
Mike Leake (5-4, 2.64) vs. Scott Feldman (4-4, 4.52)
Notables: Mike Leake has lost his last two starts
Leake is 0-1 this season against the Reds
Cincinnati is career .307 against Leake
Scott Feldman beat the Cardinals on April 9th, allowing just 4 hits in 6IP
The Cardinals are a career .238 against Feldman

Friday June 9, 7:15pm CT w/ Philadelphia (19-35)
Michael Wacha (2-3, 4.67) vs. Jeremy Hellickson (5-3, 4.50)
Notables: Wacha has not reached the 5th inning in his last three starts
The Phillies are 14 of 41 against Wacha in their career
The Cardinals are 9 for 50 for a .180 lifetime against Hellickson

Saturday June 10, 1:15pm CT w/ Philadelphia
Carlos Martinez (4-4, 3.08) vs. Nick Pivetta (0-2, 5.12)
Notables: This is Pivetta’s 5th MLB start

Sunday June 11, 1:15pm CT w/ Philadelphia
Adam Wainwright (6-3, 3.79) vs. Aaron Nola (2-3, 5.06)
Notables: Wainwright hit a homerun in his last start, his 10th of his career
Aaron Nola has lost his last three starts.

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