71-67
4 - 6
75-63

Game Story

To earn his 16th win, Adam Wainwright really needed his bat. Wainwright matched his career best with three RBIs, an unexpected boost that helped carry the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. ''There's usually two or three games a year that you swing...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pit 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 8 0
StL 0 2 0 3 0 0 1 0 X 6 7 0

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
Russell Martin homered (418 ft.) to deep right center
PIT 1 - STL 0
Bottom 2nd: St. Louis
Adam Wainwright grounded out, shortstop to first, Daniel Descalso scored, Peter Bourjos to third
PIT 1 - STL 1
Matt Carpenter hit sacrifice fly to right, Peter Bourjos scored
PIT 1 - STL 2
Top 3rd: Pittsburgh
Jordy Mercer homered (418 ft.) to deep left
PIT 2 - STL 2
Bottom 4th: St. Louis
Peter Bourjos singled to shallow left, Yadier Molina scored, Daniel Descalso to second
PIT 2 - STL 3
Adam Wainwright singled to center, Daniel Descalso and Peter Bourjos scored
PIT 2 - STL 5
Top 7th: Pittsburgh
Starling Marte homered (441 ft.) to deep left, Ike Davis scored
PIT 4 - STL 5
Bottom 7th: St. Louis
Jhonny Peralta scored on wild pitch
PIT 4 - STL 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Josh Harrison3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .315
Andrew LamboRF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333
Andrew McCutchenCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .305
Neil Walker2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .270
Russell MartinC 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 .295
Ike Davis1B 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .237
Starling MarteLF 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 .276
Jordy MercerSS 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .258
Jeff LockeP 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .139
Brandon CumptonP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118
Grégory PolancoPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
John AxfordP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
John HoldzkomP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 4 8 4 3 1 5 0 6
Batting
2B - A Lambo (3, S Maness)
HR - R Martin (8, 2nd inning off A Wainwright 0 on, 1 Out), S Marte (10, 7th inning off A Wainwright 1 on, 0 Out), J Mercer (9, 3rd inning off A Wainwright 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - R Martin (52), S Marte 2 (46), J Mercer (44)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Martin 1
GIDP - A Lambo
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
PB - R Martin
DP - 1 (R Martin-J Mercer)

St. Louis

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Matt Carpenter3B 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 .274
Randal GrichukRF 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .219
Matt HollidayLF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 .268
Jhonny PeraltaSS 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .269
Matt Adams1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .291
Yadier MolinaC 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .288
Daniel Descalso2B 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .239
Peter BourjosCF 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .233
Adam WainwrightP 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .203
Seth ManessP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400
Kolten WongPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .251
Pat NeshekP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 6 7 5 0 5 8 0 14
Batting
2B - J Peralta (35, J Axford)
SF - M Carpenter
RBI - M Carpenter (53), P Bourjos (21), A Wainwright 3 (6)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Holliday 1, J Peralta 1, Y Molina 2
Team LOB - 7
Running
CS - P Bourjos (3, 2nd base by J Holdzkom/R Martin)
Fielding
DP - 1 (D Descalso-J Peralta-M Adams)

Pitching

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeff Locke(L, 6-4) 3.0 4 5 4 5 3 0 1.27 3.75
Brandon Cumpton 3.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.40 4.79
John Axford 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.41 3.18
John Holdzkom 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.00 0.00

St. Louis

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Adam Wainwright(W, 16-9) 6.0 7 4 4 1 3 3 1.07 2.69
Seth Maness(HLD, 7) 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.11 2.94
Pat Neshek(SV, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.68 1.37
Pitching
WP - J Axford, J Holdzkom
HBP - M Carpenter (by B Cumpton)
Pitches-strikes - J Locke 87-46; B Cumpton 50-32; J Axford 15-9; J Holdzkom 14-10; A Wainwright 100-62; S Maness 31-21; P Neshek 12-9
Ground balls-fly balls - J Locke 4-3; B Cumpton 6-1; J Axford 2-2; J Holdzkom 0-0; A Wainwright 11-7; S Maness 4-1; P Neshek 2-1
Batters faced - J Locke 18; B Cumpton 12; J Axford 4; J Holdzkom 3; A Wainwright 25; S Maness 7; P Neshek 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:05.
Umpires: HP--James Hoye. 1B--Ron Kulpa. 2B--Paul Emmel. 3B--Bill Welke.
Weather: 78 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 43,693.