NL Central Division foes will clash on Wednesday afternoon, when the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers complete their series from Miller Park. Last night, SP Michael Wacha allowed just two hits and one run over six plus frames to lead the Cardinals to a 6-1 victory. Francisco Pena had three hits and homered for St. Louis, who is six games above .500 overall.
Twenty-three year old righty Alex Reyes (0-0 0.00 ERA) will make his first start of the season for the Cardinals. Through 46 career major league innings, Reyes has struck out 52 batters and owns a 1.22 WHIP.
The Milwaukee Brewers have won 35 of their first 66 games and sit atop the NL Central Division standings. The Brewers won the series opener by an 8-3 final score, but managed just three hits in defeat last night. SP Zach Davies (2-5) allowed five runs over five innings for Milwaukee, who leads Chicago by 3.5 games for first place.
Thirty-three year old righty Junior Guerra (3-3 2.98 ERA) will head to the hill for the Brewers in this contest. In his last start, Guerra allowed two runs over six frames during a 4-3 victory versus the Mets.