Cardinals aim to keep win streak going against the Reds

Mon, May 27, 2024
MLB News (AP)

Cardinals aim to keep win streak going against the Reds

St. Louis Cardinals (25-26, third in the NL Central) vs. Cincinnati Reds (23-30, fifth in the NL Central)

Cincinnati; Monday, 4:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Lance Lynn (2-2, 3.68 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 48 strikeouts); Reds: Nick Lodolo (0-0)

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Reds -134, Cardinals +113; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Cardinals will look to keep a five-game win streak alive when they take on the Cincinnati Reds.

Cincinnati is 13-15 at home and 23-30 overall. The Reds are 17-11 in games when they record at least eight hits.

St. Louis is 25-26 overall and 12-14 on the road. Cardinals hitters are batting a collective .234, which ranks 10th in the NL.

Monday's game is the first time these teams match up this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Elly De La Cruz leads the Reds with a .247 batting average, and has 10 doubles, a triple, nine home runs, 25 walks and 24 RBI. Tyler Stephenson is 13-for-35 with a home run and five RBI over the last 10 games.

Masyn Winn has 10 doubles, two triples, two home runs and 15 RBI for the Cardinals. Paul Goldschmidt is 13-for-43 with three doubles and three home runs over the past 10 games.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Reds: 5-5, .216 batting average, 3.43 ERA, even run differential

Cardinals: 8-2, .284 batting average, 4.15 ERA, outscored opponents by five runs

INJURIES: Reds: Jeimer Candelario: day-to-day (neck), Emilio Pagan: 15-Day IL (tricep), Justin Wilson: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Nick Lodolo: 15-Day IL (groin), TJ Friedl: 10-Day IL (thumb), Brandon Williamson: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Christian Encarnacion-Strand: 10-Day IL (hand), Ian Gibaut: 60-Day IL (forearm), Alex Young: 60-Day IL (back), Tejay Antone: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt McLain: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Cardinals: Lars Nootbaar: day-to-day (hamstring), Nick Robertson: 15-Day IL (elbow), Riley O'Brien: 60-Day IL (forearm), Willson Contreras: 10-Day IL (arm), Giovanny Gallegos: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Tommy Edman: 60-Day IL (wrist), Steven Matz: 15-Day IL (back), Drew Rom: 60-Day IL (biceps), Keynan Middleton: 15-Day IL (forearm)

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