Cardinals take on the Blue Jays on home winning streak
Toronto Blue Jays (22-20, third in the AL East) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (24-18, second in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Tuesday, 7:45 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Kevin Gausman (3-3, 2.52 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 57 strikeouts); Cardinals: Jordan Hicks (1-3, 4.21 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 26 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jays -150, Cardinals +130; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Cardinals, on a three-game home winning streak, host the Toronto Blue Jays.
St. Louis is 24-18 overall and 11-8 in home games. The Cardinals have the eighth-best team slugging percentage in MLB play at .403.
Toronto has a 22-20 record overall and a 14-8 record at home. Blue Jays pitchers have a collective 3.67 ERA, which ranks eighth in the AL.
Tuesday’s game is the second time these teams match up this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Paul Goldschmidt has 16 doubles and seven home runs for the Cardinals. Tommy Edman is 12-for-42 with three doubles, a triple, a home run and five RBI over the last 10 games.
George Springer has seven doubles, a triple and eight home runs for the Blue Jays. Santiago Espinal is 13-for-36 with a double and two RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 7-3, .307 batting average, 4.04 ERA, outscored opponents by 25 runs
Blue Jays: 5-5, .205 batting average, 2.35 ERA, outscored by one run
INJURIES: Cardinals: Steven Matz: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Dylan Carlson: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Jack Flaherty: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Tyler O’Neill: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Alex Reyes: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
Blue Jays: Tim Mayza: 15-Day IL (forearm), Tayler Saucedo: 10-Day IL (hip), Nate Pearson: 10-Day IL (mono)