Santiago received the loss after allowing five runs on four hits over 2 2/3 innings. He also struck out four and walked three.
Santiago is winless in his last eight starts.Analysis:
Doubront allowed four runs on seven hits over six innings of work. He also struck out five, but walked four. He is now 2-1 with a 3.99 ERA.
Monday was his seventh start of the season and first win since July 7.Analysis:
Lewis (14-7) received the loss after allowing six runs (five earned) over 5 2/3 innings of work. He also struck out two and walked two. His ERA is now 4.50.
Lewis has now lost his last two outings with no quality starts.Analysis:
Ross did not surrender a run and only allowed three hits over seven innings of work. He also struck out seven and walked two. He was able to lower his ERA to 3.27.
Ross is 2-0 in his last four outings with two quality starts.Analysis:
Ray allowed one run on five hits over 5 2/3 innings. He also struck out eight and walked three. His ERA is now 3.72
Ray is winless in his last nine starts.Analysis:
The 11 hits led to four runs over six innings of work. He also struck out four and did not walk a batter.
Bettis has not received a loss in his last four starts.Analysis:
All three runs to score against Gonzalez came in the fourth inning on a trio of RBI singles. Despite leaving the game with the Nationals trailing 3-2, Gonzalez escaped with a no-decision after the Nationals rallied to tie the game. The Cardinals put on a rally of their own, en route to the 8-5 final.
This was a better outing for Gonzalez, who had allowed at least four runs in each of his previous three starts. Still, he struggled through the month of August, going 1-3 with a 5.46 ERA in six outings.Analysis:
Despite the fine outing, Lackey was left with a no-decision, as the Cardinals' bullpen coughed up the lead. The Cardinals would rally back, however, as they wound up with the 8-5 victory.
Lackey, who lowered his season ERA to 2.87 on Monday, was excellent in the month of August. In six starts, he went 2-2 with a 3.21 ERA.Analysis:
Hendricks allowed three runs on five hits over five innings of work. He also struck out four and walked three.
Hendricks is winless in his last four starts and has no quality outings.Analysis:
Lorenzen allowed five runs on six hits over 4 2/3 innings. He also struck out five and walked one. His ERA is now 5.66.
Lorenzen's last win came on June 21.Analysis: