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The Milwaukee Brewers (84-65) and the St. Louis Cardinals (66-83) meet on Monday to start a four-game series, with the first pitch at 7:45 PM ET at Busch Stadium. Freddy Peralta takes the mound first for Milwaukee, and Adam Wainwright is St. Louis’ choice to start.
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Game Info, Betting Lines for Brewers vs. Cardinals
- Game Day: Monday, September 18, 2023
- Game Time: 7:45 PM ET
- Location: St. Louis, Missouri
- Stadium: Busch Stadium
How Do I Watch the Brewers vs. the Cardinals?
- TV Channel: BSMW
Brewers Stats & Trends
- The Brewers are 24th in MLB play with 152 total home runs.
- Milwaukee ranks 24th in the majors with a .239 batting average.
- The Brewers are 18th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .318.
- Milwaukee strikes out 8.8 times per game to rank 18th in baseball.
- The Brewers average 0.9 home runs per game when playing on the road this season (63 total in road contests).
- Milwaukee has a .356 slugging percentage and is averaging 2.4 extra-base hits per game on the road.
- The club averages 7.9 hits per game and is batting .232 away from home this season.
Brewers Key Batters
- Christian Yelich leads Milwaukee with an OBP of .363, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .436. He’s batting .272 on the season.
- Among qualifying hitters, he is 41st in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 22nd, and he is 75th in slugging.
- Carlos Santana is hitting .235 with 29 doubles, 21 home runs and 62 walks. He’s slugging .417 with an on-base percentage of .316.
- He is 115th in batting average, 101st in on-base percentage and 93rd in slugging in the majors.
- William Contreras leads Milwaukee in total hits (139) this season, and 51 of those have gone for extra bases.
- Contreras has logged a hit or more in five games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .333 with a double, a home run, three walks and three RBI.
- Willy Adames has 24 home runs, 77 RBI and a batting average of .213 this season.
Cardinals Stats & Trends
- The Cardinals’ 202 home runs rank ninth in Major League Baseball.
- St. Louis has a team batting average of .252 this season, which ranks 13th among MLB teams.
- The Cardinals have an on-base percentage of .327 this season, which ranks 10th in the league.
- St. Louis is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking 10th with an average of 8.2 strikeouts per game.
- They’ve hit 99 homers, an average of 1.3 per game, in 74 home contests this season.
- St. Louis is slugging .431 in 74 home games this season.
- In home games this season, they’re batting .262 with 8.9 base hits per contest.
Cardinals Key Batters
- Nolan Arenado is hitting .273 with 26 doubles, two triples, 26 home runs and 41 walks. He’s slugging .469 with an on-base percentage of .323.
- Including all qualifying players, he is 37th in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 85th and he is 44th in slugging.
- Paul Goldschmidt has a .366 OBP while slugging .456. Both pace his team. He has a batting average of .273.
- He is currently 37th in batting average, 19th in on-base percentage and 56th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
- Lars Nootbaar is batting .266 with 22 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 66 walks.
- Willson Contreras is hitting .265 with 27 doubles, 19 home runs and 50 walks.
Brewers vs. Cardinals Probable Pitchers
|Freddy Peralta (MIL)||Pitcher||Adam Wainwright (STL)|
|12 – 8||W/L||4 – 11|
Brewers vs. Cardinals Injury Updates
- Brewers: Jesse Winker: 10 Day IL (Back), Eric Lauer: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Julio Teheran: 15 Day IL (Hip), Jean Carlos Mejía: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Garrett Mitchell: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Darin Ruf: 60 Day IL (Knee), Justin Wilson: 60 Day IL (Lat), Aaron Ashby: 60 Day IL (Labrum)
- Cardinals: Tyler O’Neill: 10 Day IL (Foot), Nolan Gorman: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Dylan Carlson: 10 Day IL (Oblique), JoJo Romero: 15 Day IL (Knee), Steven Matz: 15 Day IL (Lat), Brendan Donovan: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Packy Naughton: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Guillermo Zuniga: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Wilking Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)