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St. Louis Cardinals 68-56 – Differential: +123 (Rank: 1st) – Streak: W3 – 7.0 GB, 1.0 WCGA

Jay CF – 6 for 11 (.545 BA / .583 OBP) career vs. Latos; has reached base safely in a career-high 21 consecutive games

Beltran RF –3 for 5 (.600 BA / 2.400 SLG) with 3 HR career vs. Latos

Holliday LF – 2 for 11 (.182 BA / .182 OBP) career vs. Latos

Craig 1B – currently on career-long 12-game hitting streak

Molina C – 4 for 12 (.333 BA / .500 SLG) with 2 doubles career vs. Latos

Freese 3B – 4 hits in his last 8 AB (.500 BA / .600 OBP) with 1 HR after going 0-for-8 in Sunday’s 19-inning game

Schumaker 2B – 3 for 6 (.500 BA / .571 OBP) with 1 double career vs. Latos

Furcal SS – 8 for 20 (.400 BA / .429 OBP) with 2 doubles career vs. Latos

Lynn P – has not registered a quality start (QS) in any of his last 3 starts after having 4 QS in his previous 5 outings

 

Cincinnati Reds 76-50 – Differential: +74 (Rank: 7th) – Streak: L1 – 7.0 GA, NL Central

Cozart SS – currently on career-long 10 game-hitting streak; HR in his only career AB vs. Lynn

Stubbs CF – .253 BA / .308 OBP in 39 games since the All-Star break (.215 BA / .286 OBP in 67 games before the break)

Phillips 2B – .275 BA / .307 OBP in 32 games batting 3rd in the lineup this season (.303 BA / .344 OBP in 73 games batting 4th this season)

Ludwick LF – .211 BA in 24 career games vs. StL, his worst BA vs. any NL team

Bruce RF – .396 BA / .875 SLG with 4 doubles, 2 triples and 5 HR in his last 12 games

Frazier 1B – .444 BA / .815 SLG with 5 doubles and 5 HR in his last 15 games

Rolen 3B – .341 BA / .430 OBP in 28 games since the All-Star break (.178 BA / .241 OBP in 42 games before the break)

Hanigan C – .260 BA / .333 OBP in 44 home games this season (.323 BA / .430 OBP in 45 road games)

Latos P – 5 consecutive quality starts coming into today; 9.75 ERA / 1.96 WHIP in 24 career IP vs. StL

 

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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