August has historically been a good month for the Cardinals. WIll it shape up that way this year? As the Cardinals head west for an interleague series against the A’s and a three game series in Los Angeles against the Dodgers, the club prepares to welcome Marcell Ozuna back to the lineup. What can Ozuna and Paul Goldschmidt stir up if they are both producing simultaneously in the middle of the order, and how could increased production in the leadoff spot contribute? Chris Hrabe takes a look before the two game interleague matchup in Oakland.