After a disappointing finale to their home stand against the Chicago Cubs, the Pittsburgh Pirates hit the road to continue their month long battle against N.L. Central division foes. The St. Louis Cardinals still have an outside change at making the postseason, and they played like a team hungry for the playoffs, beating the Pirates 4-1 at Bush Stadium.
Trevor Williams started for Pittsburgh tonight and never really settled in. He struggled with his control, and in addition to walks, he was hit hard on balls he left over the plate. He gave up four runs on four hits and four walks in 4.2 innings. His mound opponent, Luke Weaver, pitched a great game, giving up seven hits and struck out seven batters in 5.2 innings.
The Cardinals took the lead in the bottom of the third on a RBI grou...Read More