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Milwaukee Brewers 68-70 – Differential: +23 (Rank: 14th) – Streak: W1 – 14.5 GB, 6.0 WCGB

Aoki RF – snapped 10-game hitting streak yesterday with 0-for-5 performance

Weeks 2B – 3 for 13 (.231 BA / .462 SLG) with 1 HR and 5 groundouts career vs. Westbrook

Braun LF – 8 for 16 (.500 BA / .813 SLG) with 1 triple and 1 HR career vs. Westbrook; his 2012 WAR 5.9 is the 7th best among all MLB players

Ramirez 3B – 6 for 11 (.545 BA / .727 SLG) with 2 doubles career vs. Westbrook

Hart 1B – 5 for 16 (.313 BA / .750 SLG) with 2 HR and 3 GIDP career vs. Westbrook

Lucroy C – 1 for 7 (.143 BA / .143 OBP) with 4 groundouts career vs. Westbrook

Gomez CF – 2 for 16 (.125 BA / .222 OBP) over his last 4 games

Bianchi SS – 11th career game started; .323 BA / .645 SLG with 3 HR in his last 12 games after beginning his MLB career 0-for-13

Fiers P – only career start vs. StL (July 16, 2012): 7 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 4 BB, 4 K

 

St. Louis Cardinals 74-64 – Differential: +96 (Rank: 3rd) – Streak: L2 – 8.5 GB, 1.5 WCGA

Jay CF – has reached base in a career-high 35 consecutive games (including reaching on error), the longest streak by any player in the MLB this season

Carpenter RF – 2-for-4 performance after going 0-for-10 in previous 4 games

Holliday LF – 3 HR away from 28 for the season, tying his most in a year since 2007

Craig 1B – .332 BA / .592 SLG with 21 doubles in 52 home games this season (.282 / .494 SLG with 7 doubles in 44 road games)

Molina C – struck out yesterday for the first time in 5 games; his 9.4 AB per SO in 2012 is the 8th best among all MLB players

Freese 3B – 4 for 20 (.550 SLG) with 1 HR in 6 September games after having a season-low .303 SLG in August

Schumaker 2B – 3 for 20 (.150 BA / .150 OBP) with 1 HR in his last 7 games

Descalso SS – at least 2 hits in 3 consecutive games (longest streak by Cardinal this season: Furcal with 5 games in May)

Westbrook P – 2 wins away from 100 for his career; 2.80 ERA in 45 career IP vs. Mil

 

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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