Detroit Tigers (19-22, fourth in the AL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (18-17, second in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Thursday, 5:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Detroit: Jordan Zimmermann (0-0, 0.00 ERA) St. Louis: Austin Gomber (0-0, .64 ERA)
BOTTOM LINE: Jonathan Schoop and the Tigers will take on the Cardinals Thursday.
The Cardinals are 9-8 in home games. St. Louis has hit 31 home runs this season, last in the MLB. Brad Miller leads them with five, averaging one every 17 at-bats.
The Tigers have gone 9-11 away from home. Detroit has slugged .425 this season. Jeimer Candelario leads the team with a .529 slugging percentage, including 17 extra-base hits and five home runs.
TOP PERFORMERS: Paul Goldschmidt leads the Cardinals with 37 hits and is batting .330.
Candelario leads the Tigers with 17 extra base hits and 23 RBIs.
INJURIES: Cardinals: Ricardo Sanchez: (elbow), Miles Mikolas: (forearm), Kwang Hyun Kim: (kidney), John Brebbia: (elbow), Dexter Fowler: (stomach).
Tigers: Ivan Nova: (right triceps), Dario Agrazal: (forearm), Troy Stokes Jr.: (undisclosed), JaCoby Jones: (left hand), Niko Goodrum: (right oblique), C.J. Cron: (knee).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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