BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh and St. Louis will square off on Thursday.
The Pirates are 23-32 in home games in 2020. Pittsburgh has a collective on-base percentage of .301, led by Bryan Reynolds with a mark of .378.
The Cardinals are 25-31 in road games. The St. Louis offense has compiled a .235 batting average as a team this season, Tyler O’Neill leads the team with a mark of .273.
The Cardinals won the last meeting 4-0. Adam Wainwright earned his 11th victory and Paul DeJong went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs for St. Louis. Wil Crowe registered his seventh loss for Pittsburgh.
TOP PERFORMERS: Reynolds leads the Pirates with 19 home runs and is batting .300.
Nolan Arenado leads the Cardinals with 22 home runs and has 68 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pirates: 1-9, .191 batting average, 6.67 ERA, outscored by 43 runs
Cardinals: 5-5, .262 batting average, 4.00 ERA, outscored by four runs