The Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals wrapped up their three-game series this afternoon at Busch Stadium. St. Louis took game one, while Pittsburgh rebounded last night to even up this series. A win for either team today would be big in the tight N.L. Central Division race. In the end it would come down to one swing of the bat by Paul Goldschmidt in the seventh inning.
The Pirates struck first today when Starling Marte hit a solo home run in the top of the first. The Cardinals would quickly answer in the bottom half of the inning when Tyler O’Neill hit an RBI single to right. Jose Martinez gave St. Louis a one run lead in the second with a sac fly to right. The Buccos plated three runs in the fourth and it started with Chris Archer...Read More