Cardinals vs. Angels: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Cardinals vs. Angels: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Going for a series sweep, Shohei Ohtani and the Los Angeles Angels (17-14) play the St. Louis Cardinals (10-21) on Thursday at Busch Stadium, with first pitch scheduled for 1:15 PM ET.

Keep reading to find out all the details on how to watch St. Louis play Los Angeles live.

When is Cardinals vs. Angels and when does it start?

This game between the Cardinals and Angels will happen on Thursday, May 4, 2023. Expect to see the opening pitch at 1:15 PM ET.

Where to watch Cardinals vs. Angels

The Cardinals and Angels will take to the diamond at Busch Stadium for this matchup on May 4, and if you’d like to catch the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on MLB Network.

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Cardinals vs. Angels Game Preview

The Angels beat the Cardinals 6-4 yesterday, with Ryan Tepera getting the win (1.0 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 2 K) and Ohtani leading the way offensively (going 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI). Giovanny Gallegos (1.0 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 0 K) took the loss for the Cardinals.

Cardinals Stats, Odds & Insights

The Cardinals have gone 8-8 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 50% of those games).

St. Louis ranks 16th in MLB with 34 total home runs.

The Cardinals’ .408 slugging percentage ranks 13th in baseball.

St. Louis’ 4.43 team ERA ranks 18th across all MLB pitching staffs.

Pitchers for the Cardinals combine for the fourth-worst WHIP in baseball (1.451).

Angels Stats, Odds & Insights

The Angels have been underdogs in 10 games this season and won four (40%) of those contests.

Los Angeles’ 43 home runs rank sixth in Major League Baseball.

Fueled by 88 extra-base hits, the Angels rank 12th in MLB with a .421 slugging percentage this season.

Los Angeles pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.82 ERA this year, which ranks 11th in MLB.

The Angels have a combined 1.241 WHIP as a pitching staff, 10th-lowest in MLB.

Cardinals Starter Recent Performance: Jack Flaherty

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Dodgers Apr. 28 4.2 7 5 4 7 2
at Mariners Apr. 23 6.0 5 3 3 9 2
vs. Diamondbacks Apr. 17 6.0 4 4 4 4 3
at Rockies Apr. 12 5.1 5 2 1 6 1
at Brewers Apr. 7 5.0 4 2 2 3 6

Angels Starter Recent Performance: Griffin Canning

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Athletics Apr. 25 5.0 4 3 3 7 2
at Yankees Apr. 19 5.1 4 2 2 4 3
vs. Nationals Apr. 12 5.0 5 2 2 4 0

Cardinals Key Players to Watch

Jack Flaherty (2-3 with a 3.94 ERA and 33 strikeouts in 32 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Cardinals, his seventh of the season.

In his most recent time out on Saturday, the right-hander tossed 4 2/3 innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers, giving up four earned runs while surrendering seven hits.

The 27-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.94, with 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings, in six games this season. Opponents have a .225 batting average against him.

Paul Goldschmidt leads St. Louis with a .296 batting average. He’s also hit four homers and has 14 RBI.

Nolan Gorman leads St. Louis in home runs with seven and runs batted in with 23.

Tommy Edman has 24 hits this season and a slash line of .255/.340/.447.

Angels Key Players to Watch

The Angels will hand the ball to Griffin Canning (1-0) for his fourth start of the season.

The right-hander gave up three earned runs and allowed four hits in five innings pitched against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday, April 26.

The 26-year-old has an ERA of 4.11 and 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .232 in three games this season.

Ohtani leads the Angels with a team-best batting average of .307.

Mike Trout has hit eight home runs to lead his team.

Hunter Renfroe has accumulated a team-high 21 runs batted in.

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