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Arizona Diamondbacks 58-59 – Differential: +31 (Rank: 12th) – Streak: L2 – 6.5 GB, 6.0 WCGB

Parra LF – 3 for 7 (.429 BA / .500 OBP) with 2 doubles career vs. Lohse

Hill 2B – .251 BA / .315 OBP with 8 doubles in 56 road games this season (.333 BA / .376 OBP with 20 doubles in 56 home games)

Upton RF – 2 for 10 (.200 BA / .333 OBP) career vs. Lohse

Montero C – 2 for 8 (.250 BA / .625 SLG) with 1 HR career vs. Lohse

Goldschmidt 1B – 3 for 25 (.120 BA / .120 OBP) in his last 6 games

Young CF – 3 for 14 (.214 BA / .571 SLG) with 1 triple and 1 HR career vs. Lohse

Wheeler 3B – 3 for 10 (.300 BA / .364 OBP) career vs. Lohse

McDonald SS – 17th career game and 6th career start

Cahill P – 6 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 7 K and 2 HR allowed in only career start vs. StL (June 20, 2010 at Busch Stadium)

 

St. Louis Cardinals 64-53 – Differential: +110 (Rank: 1st) – Streak: W2 – 7.0 GB, t-2nd WC

Jay CF – currently on 14-game on-base streak (career-high 18-game on-base streak earlier this season)

Craig 1B – currently on 5-game hitting streak (career-high 7-game hitting streak in 2011)

Holliday LF – 2 for 3 (.667 BA / 2.667 SLG) with 2 HR career vs. Cahill

Beltran RF – .350 BA / .431 OBP in 59 career games vs. Ari

Freese 3B – broke 0-for-20 slump with 4th inning 2-run HR last night

Descalso 2B – 2-for-4 performance last night after having just 1 hit in his last 22 AB (.045 BA)

Cruz C – at least 1 hit in each of his last 7 starts

Furcal SS – 4 for 11 (.364 BA / .818 SLG) with 2 triples in his last 3 games

Lohse P – 5.03 ERA and 1.45 WHIP in 53.2 career IP vs. Ari

 

Notes:

-Differential = Run Differential

-Run differential rank among all 30 MLB teams and as of the beginning of MLB games today

-Games behind (GB) & games ahead (GA) for each team as of the beginning of MLB games today

 

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