Cardinals Vs. Royals Preview: Adam Wainwright Takes The Hill At Kauffman Stadium

The St. Louis Cardinals took the series opener from the Kansas City Royals in convincing fashion with an 11-4 victory on Friday night. On Saturday afternoon, the two teams will meet again at Kauffman Stadium when Adam Wainwright opposes Royals righty Luis Mendoza.

Related: Cardinals Vs. Royals Final Score: Cards Crush Royals In Game 1

Wainwright has been starting to get back on track recently, allowing a combined total of six runs over his last three starts. The 30-year right-handed pitcher enters at 5-7 with a 4.46 ERA and 1.31 WHIP.

Mendoza is set to make his eighth start of the year. The 28-year old is 2-3 with a 4.69 ERA and 1.60 WHIP.

Date / Time: 1:10 p.m. CT

Location: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Mo.

TV: Fox Sports Midwest

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation St. Louis. For more in-depth coverage of this series, visit St. Louis Cardinals blog Viva El Birdos. For more news and notes from around MLB, check out Baseball Nation.

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