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Marlins take road skid into matchup against the Cardinals

June 29, 2022 GMT

Miami Marlins (33-40, fourth in the NL East) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (43-34, second in the NL Central)

St. Louis; Wednesday, 7:45 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Sandy Alcantara (7-3, 1.95 ERA, .95 WHIP, 94 strikeouts); Cardinals: Andre Pallante (2-3, 2.03 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 31 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Marlins -126, Cardinals +106; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Miami Marlins will look to stop a three-game road slide when they visit the St. Louis Cardinals.

St. Louis has a 43-34 record overall and a 24-15 record at home. The Cardinals are 34-10 in games when they record eight or more hits.

Miami has gone 14-24 on the road and 33-40 overall. The Marlins have a 22-4 record in games when they scored at least five runs.

Wednesday’s game is the sixth meeting between these teams this season. The Cardinals are ahead 4-1 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Paul Goldschmidt has 24 doubles and 19 home runs for the Cardinals. Nolan Arenado is 12-for-41 with five doubles, a home run and four RBI over the past 10 games.

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Garrett Cooper has 17 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 35 RBI while hitting .315 for the Marlins. Jon Berti is 11-for-36 with three doubles and a triple over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 5-5, .244 batting average, 3.48 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs

Marlins: 5-5, .258 batting average, 4.24 ERA, outscored by 11 runs

INJURIES: Cardinals: Harrison Bader: 10-Day IL (foot), Jack Flaherty: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Genesis Cabrera: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Drew VerHagen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), T.J. McFarland: 15-Day IL (undisclosed), Tyler O’Neill: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Yadier Molina: 10-Day IL (knee), Corey Dickerson: 10-Day IL (calf), Jordan Hicks: 15-Day IL (forearm), Steven Matz: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Alex Reyes: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Marlins: Jazz Chisholm: day-to-day (right lower back), Louis Head: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Edward Cabrera: 15-Day IL (elbow), Cole Sulser: 15-Day IL (lat), Jesus Luzardo: 60-Day IL (forearm), Joey Wendle: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Cody Poteet: 15-Day IL (elbow), Paul Campbell: 60-Day IL (elbow), Anthony Bender: 15-Day IL (back), Sean Guenther: 60-Day IL (arm)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.