Lars Nootbaar and the St. Louis Cardinals take the field on Thursday at Busch Stadium against Jose Quintana, who gets the start for the New York Mets. First pitch will be at 7:15 PM ET for the first game of a four-game series.

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Mets vs. Cardinals Live Stream, TV Channel and Game Info:

  • Date: Thursday, August 17, 2023
  • Time: 7:15 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Venue: Busch Stadium
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Mets Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Mets average 1.3 home runs per game to rank 10th in MLB play with 153 total home runs.
  • New York ranks 20th in baseball, slugging .400.
  • The Mets' .236 batting average ranks 25th in MLB.
  • New York is the 19th-highest scoring team in MLB action, averaging 4.3 runs per game (526 total).
  • The Mets' .317 on-base percentage ranks 17th in MLB.
  • The Mets strike out 7.9 times per game, the fourth-best mark in MLB.
  • The pitching staff for New York has a collective 8.8 K/9, which ranks 14th in MLB.
  • New York has the 21st-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.56).
  • Pitchers for the Mets combine for the 22nd-ranked WHIP in MLB (1.386).

Cardinals Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Cardinals' 169 home runs rank fifth in Major League Baseball.
  • St. Louis ranks sixth in the majors with a .436 team slugging percentage.
  • The Cardinals' .259 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking fifth in MLB.
  • St. Louis ranks 12th in the majors with 564 total runs scored this season.
  • The Cardinals are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking fourth with an OBP of .333.
  • The Cardinals rank 10th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.2 whiffs per contest.
  • St. Louis strikes out just 8.1 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 26th in MLB.
  • St. Louis has the 20th-ranked ERA (4.53) in the majors this season.
  • Cardinals pitchers have a 1.434 WHIP this season, fourth-worst in the majors.

Mets Probable Starting Pitcher

  • The Mets are sending Quintana (0-4) out to make his sixth start of the season. He is 0-4 with a 3.03 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 29 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent time out came on Saturday against the Atlanta Braves, when the left-hander tossed six innings, surrendering one earned run while giving up four hits.
  • Quintana is looking for his fifth straight quality start.
  • Quintana will look to last five or more innings for his sixth straight appearance. He's averaging 5.8 innings per outing.
  • He has not had an appearance so far in which he did not allow at least one earned run.

Cardinals Probable Starting Pitcher

  • The Cardinals will send Adam Wainwright (3-7) to the mound for his 16th start this season.
  • The right-hander's last start was on Saturday, when he tossed one inning while giving up eight earned runs on nine hits in a matchup with the Kansas City Royals.
  • He has earned a quality start one time in 15 starts this season.
  • In 15 starts this season, Wainwright has lasted five or more innings 10 times, with an average of 4.4 innings per appearance.
  • He has yet to finish an appearance without an earned run allowed this season.

Mets Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Mets Starter Opponent Starter
8/12/2023 Braves L 6-0 Home José Quintana Spencer Strider
8/13/2023 Braves W 7-6 Home Kodai Senga Yonny Chirinos
8/14/2023 Pirates W 7-2 Home Carlos Carrasco Quinn Priester
8/15/2023 Pirates L 7-4 Home David Peterson Bailey Falter
8/16/2023 Pirates W 8-3 Home Tylor Megill Johan Oviedo
8/17/2023 Cardinals - Away José Quintana Adam Wainwright
8/18/2023 Cardinals - Away Kodai Senga Zack Thompson
8/19/2023 Cardinals - Away Kodai Senga Miles Mikolas
8/20/2023 Cardinals - Away Carlos Carrasco Dakota Hudson
8/21/2023 Braves - Away David Peterson Bryce Elder
8/22/2023 Braves - Away Tylor Megill Charlie Morton

Cardinals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Cardinals Starter Opponent Starter
8/11/2023 Royals L 12-8 Away Adam Wainwright Dylan Coleman
8/12/2023 Royals W 5-4 Away Steven Matz Cole Ragans
8/14/2023 Athletics W 7-5 Home Miles Mikolas JP Sears
8/15/2023 Athletics W 6-2 Home Dakota Hudson Spenser Watkins
8/16/2023 Athletics L 8-0 Home Matthew Liberatore Paul Blackburn
8/17/2023 Mets - Home Adam Wainwright José Quintana
8/18/2023 Mets - Home Zack Thompson Kodai Senga
8/19/2023 Mets - Home Miles Mikolas Kodai Senga
8/20/2023 Mets - Home Dakota Hudson Carlos Carrasco
8/21/2023 Pirates - Away Matthew Liberatore Bailey Falter
8/22/2023 Pirates - Away Adam Wainwright Johan Oviedo

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