Giants take 5-game losing streak into matchup with the Cardinals

May 7, 2022 GMT

St. Louis Cardinals (15-10, second in the NL Central) vs. San Francisco Giants (14-12, fourth in the NL West)

San Francisco; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Steven Matz (3-1, 3.66 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 21 strikeouts); Giants: Logan Webb (3-1, 3.26 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 20 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Giants -153, Cardinals +132; over/under is 6 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The San Francisco Giants look to break a five-game skid when they play the St. Louis Cardinals.

San Francisco has a 14-12 record overall and a 6-7 record in home games. The Giants have a 7-1 record in games when they hit two or more home runs.

St. Louis is 6-5 at home and 15-10 overall. The Cardinals have gone 5-0 in games when they hit two or more home runs.

The teams square off Saturday for the third time this season.


TOP PERFORMERS: Joc Pederson leads San Francisco with six home runs while slugging .585. Jason Vosler is 6-for-23 with two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.

Nolan Arenado has eight doubles and seven home runs for the Cardinals. Tommy Edman is 10-for-31 with a double and a triple over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 3-7, .227 batting average, 5.01 ERA, outscored by 20 runs

Cardinals: 6-4, .218 batting average, 2.93 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 runs

INJURIES: Giants: Brandon Belt: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Dominic Leone: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Steven Duggar: 60-Day IL (oblique), Anthony DeSclafani: 10-Day IL (ankle), Evan Longoria: 10-Day IL (finger), Tommy La Stella: 10-Day IL (achilles), Matthew Boyd: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Cardinals: Adam Wainwright: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Edmundo Sosa: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Drew VerHagen: 10-Day IL (hip), Jack Flaherty: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Alex Reyes: 60-Day IL (shoulder)


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