Game Time: 7:40 central

Local Television: Fox Sports Midwest

Local Radio: KMOX (AM 1120)

 

St. Louis Cardinals (54-48 – Streak: L2 – 7.0 GB NL Central – 4.0 GB Wild Card)

Descalso SS – 10 hits in his last 26 AB (.385)

Craig 1B

Holliday LF 3 for 6 (.500) and 1 HR in his career vs. Francis

Beltran RF 3 HR in his last 6 games

Freese 3B – currently on hitting streak of 10 games and on-base streak of 21 games, both career-highs

Molina C – 2 for 19 (.105) in his career vs. Francis

Jay CF – 1 hit in his last 16 AB (.063)

Schumaker 2B

Lohse P – current streak of 10 consecutive quality starts is the 4th longest streak in the MLB this season

 

Colorado Rockies (37-63 – Streak: L3 – 17.0 GB NL West)

Young CF – 2 hits in his last 18 AB (.111)

Rutledge SS – has reached base safely in 13 of his 15 career games

Gonzalez LF – 4 for 11 (.364) and 1 HR in his career vs. Lohse

Cuddyer RF – 3 HR in his last 5 games

Helton 1B – 10 for 23 (.435), 4 doubles and 1 HR in his career vs. Lohse

Rosario C

Pacheco 3B

LeMahieu 2B

Francis P – won his last 2 starts vs. StL: 12.2 IP, 11 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 8 K