Corbin expected to start as Washington hosts St. Louis

St. Louis Cardinals (8-8, third in NL Central) versus Washington Nationals (5-9, fifth in NL East)

Washington; Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Adam Wainwright (0-2, 7.11 ERA, 1.82 WHIP, 14 strikeouts) Nationals: Patrick Corbin (0-2, 21.32 ERA, 3.00 WHIP, 6 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Nationals -128, Cardinals +109; Over / Under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Washington and St. Louis will play on Tuesday.

The Nationals are 3-5 in home games in 2020. Washington ranks second in the MLB with a batting average of 0.265, with Juan Soto leading the club with an average of 0.300.

The cardinals left home 6-4. St. Louis beat .408, good for fourth place in the National League. Yadier Molina leads the team with a slugging percentage of 0.582, including seven extra base hits and four home runs.

The Cardinals won the last meeting 12-5. Jack Flaherty took his third win and Paul DeJong went 2-4 for St. Louis with two home runs and five RBIs. Joe Ross saw his first loss for Washington.

TOP PERFORMERS: Trea Turner leads the Nationals with four home runs, beating .291.

DeJong leads the Cardinals with five home runs, beating .189.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Nationals: 4-6, .270 batting average, 5.48 ERA, outperformed by 19 runs

Cardinals: 4-6, .242 batting average, 4.91 ERA, beaten by three runs

INJURIES: Nationals: Wander Suero: (oblique), Stephen Strasburg: (right shoulder), Will Harris: (hand), Luis Avilan: (elbow).

Cardinals: Miles Mikolas: (right shoulder), Dakota Hudson: (right elbow), Tyler O’Neill: (right groin), Harrison Bader: (right forearm).

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The Associated Press created this story using Sportradar technology and data provided by Data Skrive.

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