The St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals meet in inter-league play this weekend in Kansas City. Game 1 of the 3 game series is tonight at Kauffman. The Cards will throw Austin Gomber while the Royals counter with Burch Smith.
St. Louis has won 4 straight series and 7 of their last 10 games, while the Royals have won just 3 of 10, and just ended a 6 game losing streak.
The Cardinals enter the weekend 6 ½ games back in the NL Central, 4 out in the wild card.