Tonight’s game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates featured a matchup between two pitchers who have had significant success against each other in the past – Lance Lynn and Gerrit Cole. Tonight, however, both pitchers struggled, and the Pirates jumped out to a huge early lead and went on to win 11-6 at PNC Park.
Lynn didn’t finish an inning tonight, giving up eight runs on six hits. Cole earned his 12th win of the season in his final home start of the year, giving up five runs on seven hits in 5.2 innings. This was a long game as most September games are, with the two teams combining to use a total of 14 pitchers.
The Cardinals took the lead in the top of the first on a two run homerun by Tommy Pham. A two-run single by David Freese tied things up quickly in...Read More