With deadline looming, streaking Cards face off with Cubs

His team, like St. Louis starter Jack Flaherty has performed pretty well lately — and as the trade deadline approaches.

chicago cubs Meanwhile, All-Star Justin Steele hopes to recover from a rare rough patch and continue his recent success. Cardinals

Flaherty eyes fifth straight win as he tries to help the visitors Cardinals extended their season-best winning streak to seven matches on Friday against cub

Although St. St. Louis is fourth in the National League Central, has won nine of 11, and has gone 6-1 since the All-Star break with 46 total starts. Rookies Jordan Walker and Paul DeJong each clubbed two-run homers during a 7-2 win over Chicago in the series opener on Thursday.

“We know we have a lot of potential as a team, we’re starting to show it now,” outfielder Tyler O’Neal told Bailey Sports Midwest. Cardinalswho entered the All-Star break 38-52

Flaherty (7-5, 4.29 ERA) has allowed only three runs in 18 2/3 innings while winning all three of his July starts. That’s when he gave up six runs and 10 hits in each of his final two June games – though Flaherty picked up the winning decision on June 19 in Washington.

The right-hander gave up all three of his July runs, three hits and three walks while striking out seven of the Saints’ six innings. St. Louis’ 8-4 win against the Nationals on Sunday.

Even in the midst of their current boom, Cardinals‘Brass have indicated the club could be ready to deal with veterans like Flaherty by August. 1 deadline

Flaherty said, “My job is to be ready for my next start.” “I did my job (against Washington).

“I have got cub at Wrigley, and it’s always fun.

Flaherty allowed three runs, including a two-run homer off Dansby Swanson, on seven hits and five walks in five innings in the St. Louis Cardinals. Lewis wins 6-4 on the road cub on may 9

Swanson went 9-for-20 with two homers, five doubles and nine RBI. Cardinals This season, he has been troubled by a heel problem, which has kept him out of action since July 5. However, he may make a comeback later this week. cubwho are 5-5 in last 10 and can be seller in coming days

“We all know where we are, and we know the situation,” cub pitcher kyle hendricks said

Steele (9-3, 2.96 ERA) pitched one scoreless inning this month to make his first All-Star appearance.

He is 2-0 with a 2.37 ERA in his last three starts against Cardinals — This season also includes two. However, he allowed a season-high six earned runs and 10 hits during an 11–5 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday.

scheduled tribe. Lewis stars Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado are a combined 9 of 24 (.375) against left-handers. Meanwhile, former Cub Wilson Contreras is 1 for 6 vs. Steele, but batted .364 (8 of 22) against Chicago in 2023.

With Thursday’s two-run double, Arenado is batting .370 (17 in 46) with 19 RBIs over his last 12 games.

Chicago’s Cody Bellinger is 1 for 12 with five strikeouts. Flaherty, but he’s hitting .427 (35 for 82) over his last 22 starts.

–Field Level Media

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