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Today’s Starting Lineups: StL @ Pit (08.27.12)

Game Time: 6:05 pm central

Local Television: Fox Sports Midwest

Local Radio: KMOX (AM 1120)

 

St. Louis Cardinals 70-57 – Differential: +126 (Rank: 1st) – Streak: W1 – 6.0 GB, 1.5 WCGA

Jay CF – has reached base safely in a career-high 24 consecutive games

Carpenter 3B – 3 for 5 (.600 BA / .600 OBP) career vs. Burnett

Holliday LF – 2 for 7 (.286 BA / .444 OBP) career vs. Burnett; 3 hits away from 1,500 for his career

Craig 1B – 3 for 5 with 1 HR and 3 RBI yesterday after snapping his career-long 13-game hitting streak Saturday

Beltran RF – 9 for 27 (.333 BA / .379 OBP) with 2 HR career vs. Burnett

Molina C – 2 for 10 (.200 BA / .273 OBP) career vs. Burnett; 6 hits away from 1,000 for his career

Schumaker 2B – .343 BA / .425 OBP in 38 road games this season (.282 BA / .330 OBP in 39 home games)

Furcal SS – 13 for 36 (.361 BA / .429 OBP) career vs. Burnett; currently on 8-game hitting streak

Lohse P – last start vs. Pit: 7 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 K in 5-1 Cardinals win

 

Pittsburgh Pirates 68-59 – Differential: +11 (Rank: 16th) – Streak: L1 – 8.0 GB, 2.0 WCGB

Tabata LF – 9 for 18 (.500 BA / .833 SLG) with 1 double, 1 triple and 1 HR career vs. Lohse

Snider RF – .310 BA / .507 SLG in 22 night games this season (.216 BA / .324 SLG in 13 day games)

McCutchen CF – 8 for 25 (.320 BA / .520 SLG) with 2 doubles and 1 HR career vs. Lohse

Jones 1B – 6 for 23 (.261 BA / .478 SLG) with 2 doubles and 1 HR career vs. Lohse

Walker 2B – 8 for 20 (.400 BA / .650 SLG) with 3 doubles and 1 triple career vs. Lohse

Alvarez 3B – 4 for 16 (.250 BA / .563 SLG) with 2 doubles and 1 HR career vs. Lohse

Harrison SS – .161 BA / .206 OBP over his last 13 games (Pirates record in those games: 2-11)

Barajas C – 2 for 13 (.154 BA / .385 SLG) with 1 HR career vs. Lohse

Burnett P – last start vs. StL: 2.2 IP, 12 H, 12 ER, 1 BB, 2 K in 12-3 Pirates loss

 

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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