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Indians at Cardinals Predictions and Preview for 6/9/2021

The Cleveland Indians visit the St. Louis Cardinals on 6/9/2021 at 8:15PM.

The Indians and the Cardinals face off in an regular season game. The Indians have a record of 32-26 this season. The Cardinals are 31-30 this season.

Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Cleveland Indians

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Jean Carlos Mejia is 1-0 this season with an ERA of 0.0 in 8.0 innings pitched across 1 starts. He has a WHIP of 0.5 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.08. Jean Carlos Mejia’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 93.8 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 84.3 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 83.2 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 88.9 mph.

Jean Carlos Mejia has shown a penchant for forcing hitters to hit ground balls. In fact, 62.5% of balls in play were on the ground. Does this mean he is attracting soft contact though? Those ground balls are getting up the middle and through the 5 1/2 hole for hits, but his infield is also putting in work to getting to the balls too.

Jose Ramirez

Jose Ramirez has hit 14 Home Runs, drove in 35 runs, and sports a .271 batting average this season. He also has scored 41 runs this season and stolen 6 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. Jose Ramirez would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 10.5% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 13.4% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jose Ramirez put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 33.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 45.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.3%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 15.7%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 46.6%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 37.6%


Harold Ramirez

Harold Ramirez has hit 3 Home Runs, drove in 13 runs, and sports a .278 batting average this season. He also has scored 13 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 3.8% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 11.5% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Harold Ramirez put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 52.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 24.7%
  • Line Drive Rate: 22.4%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 14.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.6%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 35.3%


Amed Rosario

Amed Rosario has hit 4 Home Runs, drove in 18 runs, and sports a .256 batting average this season. He also has scored 28 runs this season and stolen 5 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 7.8% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 19.3% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Amed Rosario put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 48.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 28.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 23.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 16.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 53.2%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 30.2%


Josh Naylor

Josh Naylor has hit 5 Home Runs, drove in 15 runs, and sports a .255 batting average this season. He also has scored 22 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 5.6% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 19.7% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Josh Naylor put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 49.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 31.7%
  • Line Drive Rate: 18.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 15.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 55.2%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 29.0%


Cesar Hernandez

Cesar Hernandez has hit 9 Home Runs, drove in 20 runs, and sports a .220 batting average this season. He also has scored 33 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 10.0% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 20.4% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Cesar Hernandez put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 43.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 36.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 19.9%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 53.8%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 32.4%


Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the St. Louis Cardinals

Adam Wainwright is 3-5 this season with an ERA of 4.19 in 66.2 innings pitched across 11 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.22 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.241. Adam Wainwright’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 89.6 mph.
  • A Cutter that is on average 85.2 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 73.7 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 83.5 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Adam Wainwright has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 46.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 33.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.1%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 17.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 51.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 31.6%

Tyler O’Neill

Tyler O’Neill has hit 13 Home Runs, drove in 29 runs, and sports a .279 batting average this season. He also has scored 26 runs this season and stolen 5 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. Tyler O’Neill would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is below average with his 3.2% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 34.0%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Tyler O’Neill put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 37.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 36.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 25.3%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.7%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 46.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 40.0%


Nolan Arenado

Nolan Arenado has hit 11 Home Runs, drove in 40 runs, and sports a .282 batting average this season. He also has scored 30 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 5.9% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 13.8% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Nolan Arenado put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 31.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 47.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.9%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 21.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 49.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 29.4%


Yadier Molina

Yadier Molina has hit 7 Home Runs, drove in 27 runs, and sports a .277 batting average this season. He also has scored 18 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 5.7% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 20.8% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Yadier Molina put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 35.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 41.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 23.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 17.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 48.7%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 34.2%


Dylan Carlson

Dylan Carlson has hit 6 Home Runs, drove in 26 runs, and sports a .271 batting average this season. He also has scored 31 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 10.3% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 23.9%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Dylan Carlson put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 38.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 37.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 24.5%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.2%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 61.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 26.3%


Cleveland Indians vs. St. Louis Cardinals Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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