Lynn Wins 10th, Cardinals Top Pirates 5-2Lance Lynn reached double figures in wins before the All-Star break for the third straight year and Kolten Wong homered for the second game in a row, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates for the third straight time, 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Alvarez's Single Lifts Bucs Over Cardinals, 4-3 Pedro Alvarez singled in the go-ahead run and the Pittsburgh Pirates won their season-high fourth consecutive game Saturday night, 4-3 over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Cole Leads Way As Bucs Beat Cardinals 7-1 To Even Up SeriesGerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played like veterans. Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 Friday to even their NL division series at a game apiece.
Bucs Take NL Central Lead With 7-1 Victory Over CardinalsA.J. Burnett scattered four hits over seven innings, Russell Martin hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 on Saturday night to regain sole possession of the NL Central lead.
Pirates Vs. Cardinals Preview(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.
Alvarez Hits Grand Slam In Pirates 7-3 Win Over CardinalsST. LOUIS (AP) -- Pedro Alvarez hit a grand slam in the first inning off suddenly scuffling 10-game winner Lance Lynn and Andrew McCutchen had two hits before leaving with a sore left wrist, helping the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-3 Saturday for their fourth victory in a row.
Presley Hits Home Run, But Pirates Fall To Cardinals 4-1Lance Lynn allowed only an inside-the-park homer to Alex Presley in seven innings, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-1 victory the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.