Rain has wiped out Tuesday night’s game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates.
If Shelby Miller reaches his potential, he’ll be just another superstar to come up through the Cardinals’ ranks.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Pedro Alvarez homered twice and drove in four runs, James McDonald scattered two hits over seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beats the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 on Tuesday night.
(AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates continue heading in opposite directions.
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.
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.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Allen Craig homered for the second time in three days and All-Star Yadier Molina also connected as the Cardinals beat the Pirates 5-4 on Sunday.
Erik Bedard struck out a season-high 11, including seven straight batters, and Pedro Alvarez hit a go-ahead home run as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep.
A.J. Burnett pitched three-hit ball for seven innings in his injury-delayed Pittsburgh debut and the Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 on Saturday night.
The Pirates opened their nine-game home stand with a win, beating the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-2. James McDonald (8-6, 4.20 ERA) allowed two runs and struck out four over five and 2/3 innings Monday night at PNC Park.