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    The St. Louis Cardinals (81-58) are looking for Tommy Edman to prolong a 12-game hitting streak when they match up against the Pittsburgh Pirates (51-86) on Saturday at 7:35 PM ET at PNC Park. The Cardinals are favored (-206) over the Pirates (+173). St. Louis has Jack Flaherty starting, while Pittsburgh will send out JT Brubaker.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cardinals vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 10, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:35 PM ET
    • TV Channel: SportsNet PT
    • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: PNC Park
    Cardinals vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cardinals -206 7.5

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals rank sixth-best in MLB play with 175 total home runs.
    • The Cardinals’ .257 batting average is sixth-best in the majors.
    • The Cardinals are second in baseball with a .328 on-base percentage.
    • Cardinals batters strike out 7.6 times per game, the sixth-fewest strikeouts in baseball.
    • The Cardinals have hit 84 homers away from home this season (1.2 per game).
    • The Cardinals are slugging .424 with 3.3 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • Away from home this season the team averages 9.1 hits per game and is batting .258.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Paul Goldschmidt has 162 hits and an OBP of .415 to go with a slugging percentage of .612. All three of those stats rank first among St. Louis hitters this season.
    • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, Goldschmidt ranks first in batting average, first in on-base percentage, and second in slugging.
    • Goldschmidt has recorded at least one hit in four games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .235 with a double, a home run, three walks and two RBI.
    • Nolan Arenado is batting .299 with 37 doubles, a triple, 28 home runs and 44 walks.
    • Arenado ranks 14th in batting average, 21st in on-base percentage and sixth in slugging in MLB.
    • Edman is batting .267 with a .412 slugging percentage and 54 RBI this year.
    • Edman has logged a hit or more in 12 straight games. In his last 10 outings he is batting .421 with five doubles, three home runs, a walk and eight RBI.
    • Brendan Donovan has been key for St. Louis with 94 hits, an OBP of .395 plus a slugging percentage of .382.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates rank 19th in Major League Baseball with 132 home runs.
    • The Pirates have a team batting average of just .221 this season, which ranks 29th among MLB teams.
    • The Pirates are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 28th with an OBP of .287.
    • The Pirates are one of the least disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking 29th with an average of 9.3 strikeouts per game.
    • In 69 games at home this season, they’ve hit 63 homers, an average of 0.9 per contest.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .362 in home games this season with 167 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 7.3 base hits per game and batting .224 as a team at home this season.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has racked up an on-base percentage of .336, a slugging percentage of .448, and has 115 hits, all club-highs for the Pirates.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, Reynolds ranks 70th in batting average, 58th in on-base percentage and 48th in slugging percentage.
    • Reynolds heads into this game on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .316 with a double, two walks and two RBI.
    • Ke’Bryan Hayes has 20 doubles, three triples, six home runs and 41 walks while batting .243.
    • Hayes is currently 94th in batting average, 99th in on-base percentage and 129th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
    • Ben Gamel is batting .236 with 18 doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 39 walks.
    • Michael Chavis has 14 doubles, three triples, 14 home runs and 14 walks while hitting .238.

    Cardinals vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Flaherty Brubaker
    4 GS 25
    0-1 W-L 3-11
    4.15 ERA 4.35
    13.0 IP 132.1
    10 BB 49
    12 SO 137

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