Milwaukee Brewers: Mark Rogers (0-0; 3.18 ERA)
Rogers has thrown just 5.2 innings this season — last week he threw 5.2 innings against the Nationals, allowing 2 runs, but the Brewers bullpen crumbled and Milwaukee lost 11-10. There isn’t enough data or examples to cite to break down this guy.
St. Louis Cardinals: Adam Wainwright (8-10; 4.24 ERA)
Even though the Cards are 3-6 over Wainwright’s past 9 starts, he has actually been on a nice little streak. He has only allowed more than 2 ER in just 2 of those starts, and has had 7 or more SO’s in 7 of those outings. Look for Wainwright to continue the trend at home as he buckles down for the stretch, and even the postseason.
THE SKINNY: Wainwright has been solid over the last two months, finally reaching a point of stability, and the results are sure to follow. He has a distinct edge over a young, inexperienced kid tonight.