Originally posted on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 5/21/13
Stats from May 20th vs Padres - the Cardinals starting lineup in game 1 against the Padres is their 2nd most commonly used lineup this season (6 times) its the 1st time theyve used 2 different lineups 6 or more times in a season since 2003 - Petco Park has always been known as a pitcher-friendly park, but the Cardinals own the 2nd highest all-time batting average at Petco, among NL teams HIGHEST BATTING AVG ALL-TIME AT PETCO PARK (NL TEAMS) ATLANTA BRAVES - .260 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS - .255 (ENTERING TONIGHT) COLORADO ROCKIES - .249 SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS - .244 CINCINNATI REDS - .243 CARDINALS WENT 4-FOR-28 IN GAME 1 (.143 AVG) - Matt Holliday owns one of the worst all-time batting averages in Petco Park history LOWEST BATTING AVG IN PETCO PARK HISTORY (MIN. 200 PLATE APP.) CARLOS QUENTIN - .185 (33178) MARCUS GILES - .204 MATT HOLLIDAY - .207 (43208) JASON BARTLETT - .208 Quentin went 0-for-3 and Holliday went 1-for-4 in game 1 - the Cardinals active roster of position players has not had much success at Petco CARDINALS ACTIVE POSITION PLAYERS CAREER AT PETCO 125 HITS-568 AT BATS .220 AVG 8 HR 4 TRIPLES 26 DOUBLES 52 RBI TONIGHTS STARTERS: .215 AVG (97452), 7 HR, 43 RBI TONIGHTS BENCH: .246 AVG (28114), 1 HR, 9 RBI - the Cardinals have lost 5 straight games in San Diego their 3rd longest losing streaks in San Diego all-time CARDINALS LONGEST LOSING STREAKS AT SAN DIEGO (ALL-TIME) 1993-1995 15 1977-1979 13 2011-TONIGHT 5 LOST 4 STRAIGHT 2 OTHER TIMES - the Cardinals have lost 4 straight games to the Padres for the 1st time since losing 4 straight to San Diego from 2004-2005 their longest losing streak to San Diego is 9 games - Jason Marquis has won 5 straight starts, matching his career-high its the 3rd different team hes won 5 straight starts with (Cardinals 2006, Cubs 2007, Padres 2013) LAST 5 PITCHERS W 5 GAME WIN STREAKS W 3 DIFFERENT TEAMS Jason Marquis 2006 STL, 2007 CHC, 2013 SD A.J. Burnett 2005 FLA, 2008 TOR, 2012 PITT Ted Lilly 2003 OAK, 2007 CHC, 2008 CHC, 2010 LAD, 2011 LAD Joel Pineiro 2002 SEA, 2003 SEA, 2008 STL, 2009 STL, 2010 LAA Jamie Moyer 1993 BALT, 1999 SEA, 2000 SEA, 2001 SEA, 2003 SEA, 2009 PHI - Miller allowed just his 2nd 1st inning run of the season, and it also snapped a streak of 15 consecutive scoreless innings - the Cardinals scored their 1st 2 runs without an RBI the last time they scored 2 or more runs in a game without an RBI was 6291988 vs. Montreal - the last time the Cardinals scored 2 or more runs in a game without an RBI and won was 9191964 at Cincinnati - opponents are 8-for-9 in stolen base opportunities against Shelby Miller theyre 8-for-16 against the rest of the pitching staff - Jon Jay picked up 2 more hits, and continues his tear during the month of May JON JAY SINCE MAY 2ND 17 GAMES 24-FOR-58 .414 AVG 2 HR 4 DOUBLES 15 RBI 9 MULTI-HIT GAMES - Chris Denorfia went 3-for-4 against the Cardinals hes just a .259 career hitter against the Redbirds, but is 7-for-10 in his last 3 games against the Cardinals CHRIS DENORFIA CAREER VS CARDINALS 92105-52112 91012-TONIGHT GAMES 19 3 HITS-AT BATS 7-FOR-44 7-FOR-10 AVG .159 .700 DOUBLES 4 1 RUNS 4 2 RBI 1 3 - after their 5-15 start, the Padres have been one of the best teams in baseball PADRES SINCE APRIL 24TH (NL RANKS) 16-8 RECORD T-1ST (TIED W CARDINALS) 3.55 ERA 6TH 2.71 RELIEVER ERA 3RD .235 OPP AVG 1ST 4.71 RUNSGAME 2ND 29 HOMERUNS 3RD .249 AVG 10TH - Fernando Salas is the 5th Cardinal since 1921 to record one out or fewer, allow at least one hit, walk, and HBP, and not allow a run CARDINALS W 0.1 IP OR FEWER, 1 HITS, 1 WALKS, 1 HBP, AND 0 RUNS (SINCE 1921) 941963 BOBBY SHANTZ 4222005 AL REYES 622005 JULIAN TAVAREZ 4262013 MITCHELL BOGGS 5202013 FERNANDO SALAS - Shelby Miller is averaging 16.5 pitches per inning this season tied for 12th most in the NL (last 2 starts: 17.9 pitchesinning)
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