St. Louis; Friday, 8:15 p.m. EDT
LINE: Yankees -144, Cardinals +123; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Cardinals will try to keep a five-game home win streak alive when they face the New York Yankees.
St. Louis is 57-48 overall and 32-20 in home games. The Cardinals are 45-16 in games when they record eight or more hits.
New York has a 70-36 record overall and a 29-21 record on the road. The Yankees have the second-best team on-base percentage in the majors at .331.
Friday's game is the first time these teams match up this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 7-3, .262 batting average, 3.52 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs
Yankees: 5-5, .244 batting average, 3.99 ERA, outscored opponents by 12 runs
Yankees: Harrison Bader: 10-Day IL (foot), Luis Severino: 60-Day IL (lat), Miguel Castro: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Giancarlo Stanton: 10-Day IL (achilles), Michael King: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)