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Cardinals Vs. Giants Preview: Adam Wainwright Ties To Give St. Louis 3rd Straight Win

Right-hander Adam Wainwright takes the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals today as the team concludes a two-game series with the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. Wainwright will try to turn around his struggling season while leading the Cards to their third straight win. The Giants are set to send out Matt Cain.

Wainwright enters at 2-4 with a 6.16 ERA and 1.50 WHIP. He was tagged for five runs and nine hits over 4.1 innings in his last start against the Atlanta Braves on May 12. Cain's numbers are a bit better. San Francisco's overpowering right-hander enters at 2-2 with 2.28 ERA and 0.74 WHIP.

Game Date & Time: Thursday, May 17, 2012; 2:45 p.m.

Location: AT&T Park; San Francisco, CA

TV: FS-M

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