BOTTOM LINE: Washington and St. Louis will play on Wednesday.
The Nationals are 4-5 on their home turf. The Washington offense has compiled a .261 batting average as a team this season, good for fourth in the majors. Trea Turner leads the team with an average of .305.
The Cardinals are 6-5 in road games. St. Louis has hit 25 combined home runs this season, most in the National League. Paul DeJong leads them with five homers.
The Nationals won the last meeting 3-2. Daniel Hudson recorded his second victory and Josh Bell went 1-for-3 with a home run and an RBI for Washington. Giovanny Gallegos took his first loss for St. Louis.
TOP PERFORMERS: Turner leads the Nationals with 18 hits and has eight RBIs.
Yadier Molina leads the Cardinals with eight extra base hits and 12 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Nationals: 5-5, .251 batting average, 4.71 ERA, outscored by 14 runs
Cardinals: 3-7, .243 batting average, 5.17 ERA, outscored by six runs