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    The Texas Rangers (38-20) will look to Marcus Semien, who is riding a 23-game hitting streak, when they face the St. Louis Cardinals (25-35). The Rangers are favored (-131) in this contest with the Cardinals (+111), which begins at 8:05 PM ET on Monday at Globe Life Field. Texas has Martin Perez set to start, while St. Louis will send out Adam Wainwright.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rangers vs. Cardinals

    • Game Day: Monday, June 5, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:05 PM ET
    • Location: Arlington, Texas
    • Stadium: Globe Life Field
    Rangers vs Cardinals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rangers -131 9.5

    How Do I Watch the Rangers vs. the Cardinals?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers are ninth in baseball with 77 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
    • Texas has an MLB-best .278 batting average.
    • The Rangers are the top team in MLB play this season with a .345 on-base percentage.
    • Texas’ 8.8 strikeouts per game rank 13th in the majors.
    • The Rangers have hit 47 homers at home this season (1.7 per game).
    • Texas has a .517 slugging percentage and is averaging 4.0 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 10.0 hits per game and is batting .295.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Semien has an OPS of .878, fueled by an OBP of .371 to go with a slugging percentage of .506. He has a .303 batting average, as well.
    • Among qualified hitters in baseball, his batting average ranks 13th, his on-base percentage ranks 19th, and he is 22nd in slugging.
    • Semien will look for his 24th straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last 10 games he is batting .311 with six doubles, two home runs, three walks and eight RBI.
    • Adolis Garcia is batting .260 with 10 doubles, 14 home runs and 20 walks. He’s slugging .498 with an on-base percentage of .321.
    • His batting average ranks 71st among qualified players, his on-base percentage 102nd, and his slugging percentage 25th.
    • Garcia heads into this game looking to extend his five-game hit streak. In his last five games he is batting .409 with two doubles, a walk and two RBI.
    • Nate Lowe has collected 65 base hits, an OBP of .357 and a slugging percentage of .435 this season.
    • Lowe has recorded a hit in two straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .364 with a home run, two walks and six RBI.
    • Jonah Heim has seven home runs, 46 RBI and a batting average of .297 this season.
    • Heim takes an eight-game hitting streak into this game. During his last 10 games he is hitting .342 with five doubles, a home run, a walk and 14 RBI.

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals rank fifth in Major League Baseball with 81 home runs.
    • St. Louis’ .251 batting average ranks 13th in the majors this season.
    • The Cardinals have an on-base percentage of .326 this season, which ranks 11th in the league.
    • St. Louis has shown good bat-to-ball skills at the plate this season with the ninth-best strikeout rate (8.2 per game) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 41 homers, an average of 1.3 per game, in 32 road contests this season.
    • St. Louis has a team slugging percentage of .407 in away games this season with 97 extra-base hits.
    • In 32 road games this season, they have a batting average of .239 while averaging 8.2 base hits per contest.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Paul Goldschmidt has a .396 on-base percentage and a .511 slugging percentage, both team-high numbers for the Cardinals. He’s batting .296.
    • Including all qualified players in the majors, his batting average puts him 18th, his on-base percentage ranks ninth, and he is 19th in slugging.
    • Nolan Gorman has racked up 50 hits to pace his team. He has a batting average of .270 while slugging .551 with an on-base percentage of .357.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, his batting average places him 55th, his on-base percentage is 39th, and he is seventh in slugging.
    • Nolan Arenado has seven doubles, a triple, 10 home runs and 17 walks while hitting .263.
    • Tommy Edman is hitting .259 with 12 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 15 walks.

    Rangers vs. Cardinals Probable Pitchers

    Martín Pérez (TEX) Pitcher Adam Wainwright (STL)
    6 – 1 W/L 2 – 1
    61 IP 26.1
    4.43 ERA 6.15
    1.541 WHIP 1.709
    6.5 K/9 5.5
    3.0 BB/9 2.7

    Rangers vs. Cardinals Injury Updates

    • Rangers: Brad Miller: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Jacob deGrom: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Joe Barlow: 15 Day IL (Illness), Spencer Howard: 60 Day IL (Lat), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Glenn Otto: 60 Day IL (Lat), Leody Taveras: day-to-day (Knee)
    • Cardinals: Lars Nootbaar: 10 Day IL (Back), Dylan Carlson: 10 Day IL (Ankle), Tyler O’Neill: 10 Day IL (Back), Jake Woodford: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Packy Naughton: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Wilking Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

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