Giants take 5-game win streak into game against the Cardinals

May 13, 2022 GMT

San Francisco Giants (19-12, third in the NL West) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (17-14, second in the NL Central)

St. Louis; Friday, 8:15 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Logan Webb (4-1, 3.82 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 27 strikeouts); Cardinals: Jordan Hicks (1-2, 3.78 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 18 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Giants -119, Cardinals -101; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The San Francisco Giants are looking to extend a five-game win streak with a victory against the St. Louis Cardinals.

St. Louis has a 17-14 record overall and an 8-7 record at home. The Cardinals have a 5-10 record in games when they have allowed at least one home run.

San Francisco is 19-12 overall and 11-7 at home. Giants hitters are batting a collective .246, the seventh-best team batting average in MLB play.

The teams square off Friday for the fifth time this season. The season series is tied 2-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Nolan Arenado has 11 doubles and seven home runs for the Cardinals. Dylan Carlson is 11-for-31 with four doubles, two home runs and five RBI over the last 10 games.

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Joc Pederson ranks third on the Giants with eight extra base hits (two doubles and six home runs). Mauricio Dubon is 7-for-20 with two home runs and five RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 5-5, .243 batting average, 3.62 ERA, outscored opponents by 11 runs

Giants: 5-5, .259 batting average, 4.60 ERA, even run differential

INJURIES: Cardinals: Adam Wainwright: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Drew VerHagen: 10-Day IL (hip), Jack Flaherty: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Alex Reyes: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Giants: Wilmer Flores: day-to-day (back), Jake McGee: 15-Day IL (back), Steven Duggar: 60-Day IL (oblique), Anthony DeSclafani: 10-Day IL (ankle), Tommy La Stella: 10-Day IL (achilles), Matthew Boyd: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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