Patrick Corbin (1-2, 3.51 ERA) and Adam Wainwright (0-3, 7.25 ERA) are on the hill in the third of a four-game series between the Arizona Diamondbacks (11-11) and the St. Louis Cardinals (11-9) at Chase Field. The Cardinals won the last game 8-2, and the series is currently tied 1-1. Action begins at 9:40 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Apr. 27 and can be seen on FSAZ and FSMW.
Corbin pitched 6.0 innings in his last outing, surrendering five runs (one unearned), striking out three and walking one in an 8-7 defeat to the Pirates. Yasmany Tomas (.303, 16 Rs, 5 HRs, 12 RBIs) continued his strong play yesterday, going 2 for 4 with one run, one home run, and one RBI. Wainwright went 6.0 innings, surrendering three runs, striking out two and walking one in a 4-1 defeat to the Padres in his most recent start. Jeremy Hazelbaker (.321, 11 Rs, 5 HRs, 13 RBIs, 2 SBs) has been successful at the plate, going 2 for 4 yesterday with two runs.
The odds for Arizona and St. Louis are Diamondbacks -125, while the Over/Under (O/U) is currently 8.5.
Predictions: SU Winner - STL
When leading after seven innings, St. Louis is 6-4, while Arizona is 5-8.
The Cardinals are coming into this game after allowing one walk during their last outing. The Diamondbacks have a 2-5 record when opponents give up one walk or less.
When they outhit their opponents, the Diamondbacks are 8-1. The Cardinals have a 9-1 record when outhitting opponents.
St. Louis tops the league in runs with 126 this season. Arizona ranks in the top five at third with 111.
Ranking 10th, Arizona is in the top 10 of the league in walks, notching 65 this season. St. Louis ranks in the top five with 75.
The Diamondbacks are 9-8 in games where they hit one or more home runs. The Cardinals are 9-6 when they hit at least one homer.