(AP) — Things have changed in a major way in the seven days since the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates met in one of the season’s most memorable games.
Pedro Alvarez played a big role in ending the marathon with his 23rd homer of the season. The drive broke a 3-3 tie as the Pirates won the longest game in the majors this season.
(AP) — Playing one of their most important late-summer series in years, the Pirates gained a crucial game on the St. Louis Cardinals in the opener and hope to extend their lead in the NL wild-card standings when the teams continue their three-game set in St. Louis on Saturday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) Before James McDonald headed to the mound for the bottom of the first inning, A.J. Burnett offered his beleaguered teammate two words of advice.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Recently acquired right fielder Travis Snider will return to the Pirates’ starting lineup when the Bucs open a three-game series in St. Louis Friday night.
The reigning World Series champions are tied with San Francisco at 64-54, one game back of Pittsburgh (65-53). The Cardinals held a 1-0 lead with Jason Motte trying to finish off Arizona late Thursday night after an 85-minute rain delay before the game, but he allowed homers to Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Young on consecutive pitches in an eventual 2-1 loss to the Diamondbacks.
With two months of the season behind us, disparity in the NL Central has already set in: several teams sit well below .500, as the Reds sit atop the division.
The Pirates dropped the ball against the Arizona Cardinals, losing 7-2 and falling short of a home series sweep on Wednesday night.
Garrett Jones homered to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.
Pirates starter Kevin Correia put forth another solid effort today, pitching seven scoreless innings at St. Louis in a 3-1 win.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Pirates starter Charlie Morton pitched six innings, allowing just one run and striking out two as the Pirates beat St. Louis Monday night, 4-3.
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