Arenado leads Cardinals against the Pirates after 4-hit outing
Pittsburgh Pirates (0-2) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (2-0)
St. Louis; Sunday, 2:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Bryse Wilson (0-0); Cardinals: Steven Matz (0-0)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Cardinals -207, Pirates +174; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Cardinals take on the Pittsburgh Pirates after Nolan Arenado had four hits against the Pirates on Saturday.
St. Louis had a 90-72 record overall and a 45-36 record at home last season. The Cardinals averaged three extra base hits per game, including 1.2 home runs.
Pittsburgh went 61-101 overall and 24-57 in road games a season ago. The Pirates pitching staff averaged 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings while giving up 5.1 runs per game in the 2021 season.
INJURIES: Cardinals: Jack Flaherty: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Alex Reyes: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
Pirates: Duane Underwood Jr.: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Greg Allen: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Blake Cederlind: 60-Day IL (elbow), Luis Oviedo: 10-Day IL (ankle), Anthony Alford: 10-Day IL (wrist), Sam Howard: 10-Day IL (back), Max Kranick: 10-Day IL (forearm), Nick Mears: 60-Day IL (elbow)