st louis cardinals Third baseman Nolan Arenado is far more impressive when he’s off at the plate
Arenado has homered in four consecutive games and is 9-for-17 with 11 RBIs during that span. He will look to build on his form on Tuesday during the middle game of the three-match series against the visiting team. Milwaukee Brewers
“Nolan is feeling great physically and mentally,” Cardinals said manager Oliver Marmol. “He’s just so much fun to watch.
Arenado hit a three-run homer and Cardinals pounded Brewers 18-1 Monday. Nolan Gorman added a three-run homer and a two-run double, extending his RBI string to five games.
Cardinals Have won seven of their last eight matches, losing 11 of their 12
Brewers St. Louis will turn to Wade Miley (3-2, 3.60 ERA) in hopes of cooling off the bats
Miley is coming off his worst inning of the season: allowing seven runs on six hits (including three homers) over five innings during an 8-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday.
Miley said after that defeat, “You have to execute.” “At the end of the day, I didn’t execute pitches out of the stretch. Out of the windup, everything was good. Even two solo homers, you live with them. After that, I got into the stretch. And it was poorly executed pitches, and obviously the results weren’t.”
Miley had allowed three runs or fewer in each of his last six starts, posting a 2.31 ERA during that span. He is 3-6 with a 4.07 ERA in 11 career starts. Cardinals
Cardinals Jordan will square off with Montgomery (2-5, 4.11 ERA) in Wednesday’s 10-4 loss to the host Chicago Cubs. He allowed six runs on seven hits (including two homers) and three runs in five innings.
“Five (innings) with six runs ain’t it,” Montgomery said, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. “Anything less than six innings a game is just a failure to me. I want to go out there and at least pitch innings for the guys.”
On April 8, Montgomery vacated the host. Brewers for seven innings on three hits in a 6–0 victory. He struck out a season-high nine batters in that game, his first of five quality starts this season.
Montgomery is 2-1 with a 2.42 ERA in four career starts. Brewers
Cardinals Center fielder Dylan Carlson is questionable for Tuesday’s game after spraining his ankle on Sunday. he did not play on monday
“From what I’ve gathered from the training staff, it’s pretty much day-to-day,” Carlson said, according to MLB.com. “We’re trying to be as proactive as possible.”
First baseman Luke Voight sidelined with sore throat Brewers Signed free agent Darrin Roof, who was designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants last week
“Darin does something that we haven’t been great at so far this year, and that’s left-handed pitching,” Brewers manager Craig Counsell said. “He’s made a name for himself since he came back from Korea, essentially. He’s been very good at it.
– Field Level Media