BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Cardinals host the Baltimore Orioles to open a three-game series.
St. Louis has gone 6-5 in home games and 15-12 overall. The Cardinals have a 5-8 record in games when they have given up at least one home run.
Baltimore is 12-16 overall and 9-7 in home games. The Orioles have a 7-2 record in games when they scored at least five runs.
The teams meet Wednesday for the first time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Nolan Arenado leads the Cardinals with a .310 batting average, and has eight doubles, seven home runs, 11 walks and 21 RBI. Juan Yepez is 9-for-19 with a home run and three RBI over the last 10 games.
Austin Hays is third on the Orioles with a .327 batting average, and has nine doubles, two home runs, 11 walks and nine RBI. Ryan Mountcastle is 14-for-40 with three home runs and nine RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 5-5, .218 batting average, 4.03 ERA, outscored opponents by one run
Orioles: 6-4, .266 batting average, 2.97 ERA, outscored opponents by nine runs