First, a scheduling note: Yesterday's rain out has been rescheduled for Monday night. Set your calendars accordingly.
In the meantime the Brewers, who lost a Yovani Gallardo start, will send Jeff Suppan to the mound today against Adam Wainwright. Wainwright is 3-1 with a 4.35 ERA in seven 2009 starts. His control is a little suspect: his 21 walks allowed are the ninth most in the NL. Ryan Braun is 5-for-17 against him in his career, with two of those five hits being home runs.
Jeff Suppan, meanwhile, is 2-3 with a 5.50 ERA in 2009. Since starting the season with two terrible starts, Suppan has been much better, posting a 3.60 ERA over 30 innings in his last five starts. In his career, Suppan has been better against the Cardinals than any other team, going 6-2 with a 3.18 ERA in 11 starts.
Via Adam McCalvy's Twitter, here's today's lineup:
And, of course, the bullpen is pretty well rested after the rainout:
Trevor Hoffman has not pitched since Thursday.
Mark DiFelice has not pitched since Thursday.
Carlos Villanueva has not pitched since Wednesday.
Todd Coffey has not pitched since Wednesday.
Mitch Stetter has not pitched since Wednesday.
Seth McClung has not pitched since Saturday.
Jorge Julio has not pitched since Saturday.
Saturday's Game Thread is now open.