BOTTOM LINE: Arizona enters the game as losers of their last 12 games.
The Diamondbacks are 9-13 on their home turf. Arizona’s lineup has 51 home runs this season, Eduardo Escobar leads them with 12 homers.
The Cardinals are 14-12 in road games. St. Louis has slugged .389 this season. Nolan Arenado leads the team with a .550 slugging percentage, including 29 extra-base hits and 11 home runs.
The Cardinals won the last meeting 8-6. Jake Woodford earned his first victory and Tyler O’Neill went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and two RBIs for St. Louis. Madison Bumgarner took his fifth loss for Arizona.
TOP PERFORMERS: Escobar leads the Diamondbacks with 12 home runs and is slugging .450.
Arenado leads the Cardinals with 58 hits and is batting .290.
LAST 10 GAMES: Diamondbacks: 0-10, .222 batting average, 5.72 ERA, outscored by 31 runs
Cardinals: 6-4, .228 batting average, 3.40 ERA, outscored by five runs