The Cardinals travel to Colorado to take on the Rockies tonight at 7:40. After dropping a set to the Cubs, the Cardinals are hoping to rally and gain some ground on Pittsburgh and Cincinnati. Kyle Lohse is 10-2 with a 2.71 ERA. His last ten starts have all been quality starts. He also has good career numbers against Colorado as he carries a 3.38 ERA and four wins in ten starts. Jeff Francis takes the mound for the Rockies. Francis is 3-2 with a 4.97 ERA. Against the Cardinals, he has six wins in ten starts and a 3.09 ERA.
|Cincinnati Reds||60||41||0.598||–||31-19||30-22||437||373||64||Lost 1||9-1|
|Pittsburgh Pirates||58||44||0.569||3||33-16||25-28||418||391||27||Lost 2||6-4|
|St Louis Cardinals||54||48||0.529||7||29-21||25-27||498||404||94||Lost 2||7-3|
|Milwaukee Brewers||45||56||0.451||15||28-26||18-30||460||477||-17||Won 1||2-8|
|Chicago Cubs||43||58||0.426||17.5||27-22||16-36||383||445||-62||Won 3||5-5|
|Houston Astros||35||69||0.337||27||25-27||10-42||405||522||-117||Lost 1||1-9|