June 6, 2012; Houston, TX, USA; St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright (50) pitches against the Houston Astros during the second inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Thomas Campbell-US PRESSWIRE

Daily Rant: Cardinals start three game set with the White Sox


The Cardinals had an off-day yesterday, but tonight they start an interleague series with the Chicago White Sox. The Cardinals currently sit in third place, two games back of the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates. Obviously we can’t do a recap of last night’s game as there wasn’t one, but after the jump we’ll look at the standings and preview tonight’s game.

Standings

Cent W L GB SRS
CIN F 32 27 0.1
PIT F 32 27 -0.5
STL F 31 30 2.0 0.4
MIL F 28 32 4.5 -0.8
HOU F 26 34 6.5 -0.6
CHC F 20 40 12.5 -1.1

Today’s Game

The Cardinals will start 5-6 Adam Wainwright against 1-1 Jose Quintana. Wainwright has a 4.97 ERA and has obviously been shaky this season. The rookie Quintana has a 2.05 ERA in five appearances this year. Game time is 7:15 and Redbird Rants will have the recap tomorrow.

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  • Oregoncardsfan

    Does Matheny know what a sac bunt is for???! C’mon 3 GIDP 2 tonight that would have put runners in scoring position from the bottom of the order!! Your in the NL Mike for goodness sake! I’m sorry injuries aside Matheny is awful at managing