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06-2022

Phillies try to continue winning streak on the road in matchup against Cardinals

Philadelphia Phillies (46-39, third in the Eastern Division of the National League) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (45-42, second in NL Central)

Saint Louis; Sunday, 2:15 p.m. EDT

PITCHING LIKELY: Phillies: Nick Nelson (3-1, 4.17 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 38 strikeouts); Cardinals: Andre Pallante (2-4, 3.03 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 38 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTS BOOK LINE: Cardinals -115, Phillies -103; plus/minus is 9 races

THE BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies will try to maintain a four-game road win streak when they visit the St. Louis Cardinals.

St. Louis has a 45-42 record overall and a 24-18 record in home games. The Cardinals are eighth in the National League with 90 total home runs, averaging one per game.

Philadelphia is 22-18 on the road and 46-39 overall. The Phillies have the on-base percentage of the eighth-ranked team in the National League at .315.

The teams play on Sunday for the sixth time this season. The Phillies lead the season series 4-1.

PEAK PERFORMERS: Nolan Arenado has 20 doubles, one triple, 17 home runs and 55 RBIs while hitting .291 for the Cardinals. Paul Goldschmidt is 11-for-38 with four doubles in the last 10 games.

Nicholas Castellanos has 18 doubles, eight home runs and 44 RBIs for the Phillies. Kyle Schwarber is 8-for-38 with five home runs in the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 2-8, .203 batting average, 3.83 ERA, outscored by 20 runs

Phillies: 7-3, .245 batting average, 2.40 ERA, outscored opponents by 27 runs

INJURIES: Cardinals: Brendan Donovan: day-to-day (illness), Johan Oviedo: day-to-day (undisclosed), TJ McFarland: 15-day IL (illness), Harrison Bader: 10-day IL (foot), Jack Flaherty: IL 15-day (shoulder), Drew VerHagen: 15-day IL (shoulder), Tyler O’Neill: 10-day IL (hamstring), Yadier Molina: 10-day IL (knee), Steven Matz: 15-day IL (shoulder), Alex Reyes: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Phillies: Ranger Suarez: 15 rest days (back), Johan Camargo: 10 rest days (knee), James McArthur: 60 rest days (elbow), Zach Eflin: 15 rest days (knee), Damon Jones: 60 -IL Day (shoulder), Bryce Harper: 10 IL days (thumb), Connor Brogdon: 10 IL days (covid), Jean Segura: 60 IL days (finger), Nick Maton: 10 IL days (shoulder), Ryan Sherriff: 60-day IL (shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60-day IL (shoulder), JoJo Romero: 60-day IL (elbow)

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