Next day for Braves
Who: at Cardinals
When: 8:15 p.m. Tuesday.
TV; radio: PTV; 680 AM, 100.5 FM
Tuesday’s matchup: Braves RH Derek Lowe (3-1, 5.24 ERA) vs. RH Chris Carpenter (2-0, 3.60)
* Lowe is a career-worst 1-6 with a 6.69 ERA in seven starts against the Cardinals including 0-3 with an 8.80 ERA in three at new Busch Stadium. That’s also his worst record and ERA at any ballpark. Ryan Ludwick is 6-for-10 with two homers against him, Matt Holliday is 18-for-32 (.563) with one homer and nine RBI, and Albert Pujols is 7-for-20 with a homer.
* Carpenter is 2-2 with a 6.31 ERA in seven starts against the Braves, including a Sept. 13 loss in which he allowed nine hits and seven runs in six innings, his worst home start in two years. Troy Glaus is 5-for-18 with two home runs against him and Brian McCann is 2-for-7 with a homer, while Nate McLouth is 4-for-16.
* DAVID O’BRIEN