BOTTOM LINE: Arizona enters the matchup as losers of their last three games.
The Cardinals are 22-18 on their home turf. St. Louis’ team on-base percentage of .294 is last in the National League. Dylan Carlson leads the club with an OBP of .351.
The Diamondbacks are 10-35 on the road. Arizona is slugging .372 as a unit. Eduardo Escobar leads the team with a slugging percentage of .471.
The Cardinals won the last meeting 3-2. Carlos Martinez earned his fourth victory and Nolan Arenado went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs for St. Louis. Caleb Smith took his fourth loss for Arizona.
TOP PERFORMERS: Arenado leads the Cardinals with 16 home runs and is batting .270.
Escobar leads the Diamondbacks with 30 extra base hits and is batting .249.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 4-6, .212 batting average, 3.90 ERA, outscored by six runs
INJURIES: Cardinals: Kodi Whitley: (undisclosed), Daniel Ponce de Leon: (shoulder), Miles Mikolas: (forearm), Dakota Hudson: (right elbow), Jordan Hicks: (elbow), Jack Flaherty: (side), Harrison Bader: (rib), Max Moroff: (shoulder).
Diamondbacks: Taylor Widener: (groin), Luke Weaver: (shoulder), Seth Frankoff: (forearm), Chris Devenski: (elbow), Tyler Clippard: (shoulder), Taylor Clarke: (lat), Madison Bumgarner: (shoulder), J.B. Bukauskas: (elbow), Ketel Marte: (hamstring), Kole Calhoun: (hamstring), Carson Kelly: (wrist).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.