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Game Story

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Clint Hurdle grabbed the brim of his cap and ducked his head. When pressed about what pleased him the most about Pittsburgh's 9-2 win over St. Louis on Monday, a romp that propelled the resilient Pirates within a half-game of the NL Central lead, the manager thought for a moment...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
StL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 7 0
Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 X 9 9 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Pittsburgh
Andrew McCutchenDFP
singled to center,
Jose TabataDFP
scored,
Neil WalkerDFP
to second
STL 0 - PIT 1
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
homered to deep right,
Neil WalkerDFP
and
Andrew McCutchenDFP
scored
STL 0 - PIT 4
Top 6th: St. Louis
Matt CarpenterDFP
singled to center,
Tony CruzDFP
scored
STL 1 - PIT 4
Bottom 7th: Pittsburgh
Gaby SánchezDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right center,
Neil WalkerDFP
scored
STL 1 - PIT 5
Alex PresleyDFP
singled to shallow right,
Andrew McCutchenDFP
scored,
Russell MartinDFP
to second
STL 1 - PIT 6
Clint BarmesDFP
doubled to deep left center,
Russell MartinDFP
and
Alex PresleyDFP
scored
STL 1 - PIT 8
Starling MarteDFP
singled to shallow center,
Clint BarmesDFP
scored
STL 1 - PIT 9
Top 9th: St. Louis
Shane RobinsonDFP
singled to center,
Matt HollidayDFP
scored,
Rob JohnsonDFP
to third,
David FreeseDFP
to second
STL 2 - PIT 9

Pitching Details

Batting

St. Louis

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Matt CarpenterDFP
2B
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .317
Carlos BeltránDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .297
Jon JayDFP
CF
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Matt HollidayDFP
LF
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .268
Allen CraigDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .322
Yadier MolinaDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .331
Rob JohnsonDFP
C
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
David FreeseDFP
3B
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .267
Shane RobinsonDFP
CF-RF
3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .263
Pete KozmaDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .241
Fernando SalasDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Matt AdamsDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .297
Jake WestbrookDFP
P
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Tony CruzDFP
PH
1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
Marc RzepczynskiDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Daniel DescalsoDFP
SS
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .263
Totals 33 2 7 2 0 2 10 0 14
Batting
3B - T Cruz (1, F Liriano)
RBI - M Carpenter (51), S Robinson (12)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Y Molina 1, P Kozma 1, D Descalso 2
GIDP - M Holliday
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
DP - 1 (M Carpenter)

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jose TabataDFP
RF
3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 .253
Tony WatsonDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Vic BlackDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Neil WalkerDFP
2B
2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .245
Andrew McCutchenDFP
CF
5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .302
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
3B
4 1 1 3 1 1 2 0 0 .244
Russell MartinDFP
C
2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .251
Garrett JonesDFP
1B
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
Gaby SánchezDFP
1B
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233
Alex PresleyDFP
LF-RF
4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .289
Clint BarmesDFP
SS
4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 .224
Francisco LirianoDFP
P
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .097
Starling MarteDFP
PH-LF
1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277
Totals 31 9 9 9 1 5 4 0 11
Batting
2B - G Jones (22, J Westbrook); C Barmes 2 (11, M Rzepczynski, F Salas)
HR - P Alvarez (27, 1st inning off J Westbrook 2 on, 0 Out)
SF - G Sanchez
RBI - A McCutchen (56), P Alvarez 3 (68), G Sanchez (27), A Presley (3), C Barmes 2 (13), S Marte (30)
2-out RBI - A Presley, C Barmes 2, S Marte
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Martin 2, A Presley 1, C Barmes 1
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
DP - 1 (P Alvarez-N Walker-G Jones)

Pitching

St. Louis

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jake WestbrookDFP
(L, 7-5)
5.0 4 4 4 3 2 1 1.39 3.18
Marc RzepczynskiDFP
1.1 2 2 2 1 0 0 1.94 7.84
Fernando SalasDFP
1.2 3 3 3 1 2 0 1.31 4.79

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Francisco LirianoDFP
(W, 11-4)
7.0 4 1 1 2 8 0 1.16 2.16
Tony WatsonDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.94 3.12
Vic BlackDFP
1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 3.00 6.75
Pitching
IBB - R Martin (by F Salas)
HBP - N Walker 2 (by J Westbrook 2); R Martin (by J Westbrook); D Freese (by V Black)
Pitches-strikes - F Salas 35-20; J Westbrook 100-56; M Rzepczynski 20-9; T Watson 13-9; V Black 29-18; F Liriano 102-61
Ground balls-fly balls - F Salas 3-2; J Westbrook 8-5; M Rzepczynski 2-1; T Watson 1-1; V Black 2-1; F Liriano 10-4
Batters faced - F Salas 9; J Westbrook 25; M Rzepczynski 6; T Watson 3; V Black 7; F Liriano 26
Game Details
Game Time: 2:51.
Umpires: HP--Jeff Kellogg. 1B--Eric Cooper. 2B--Paul Schrieber. 3B--Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 74 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to Center.
Attendance: 32,084.