Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals shut out Pittsburgh Pirates

Ivan Schwartz
July 17, 2017

Martinez sacrificed him over after the second hit, and Matt Carpenter's double to the right-field corner tied the game in the fifth. Martinez helped himself with a two out run scoring signal to make it a 2-2 score. "I'm moving on and I might go seven, give up one run and it might be a completely different game", Taillon said.

The St. Louis Cardinals' Jedd Gyorko cranked a dinger against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night to give the Cardinals a 2-0 lead in the first inning. Rather than go with righty Phil Gosselin or play Freese in a day game after a night game, manager Clint Hurdle started the switch-hitting Moroff at third.

Francisco Cervelli went 2 for 4 with a double for Pirates. He got us tonight. "We'll see what happens the next time".

The Cardinals (44-46), third in the NL Central, kept the Pirates (43-48) from leapfrogging them.

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The momentum came to a halt against Lynn. Harrison is hitting just.119 this month after going 0 for 4.

"Throw it back! Throw it back! We're going to assess as we go, day by day".

Cardinals rookie Magneuris Sierra, brought back from Triple-A on Saturday, had four hits, stole a base and scored a run. He had four hits in his return to the Cardinals. He has reached safely in nine straight games to start his big league career, the first Cardinals player to accomplish the feat.

When it comes to the rivalry between the Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals over the last few years, it's been close but still one-sided.

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