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Game Story

Pedro Alvarez mashed two home runs that traveled an estimated 831 feet Friday night. It was a series of sprints by the burly Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman, however, that ignited a 12-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Alvarez broke open a close game in the sixth by beating out a potential...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
StL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 6 1
Pit 0 1 0 2 0 3 1 5 X 12 16 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 2nd: Pittsburgh
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
homered to deep left
STL 0 - PIT 1
Bottom 4th: Pittsburgh
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
homered to deep right center
STL 0 - PIT 2
Travis IshikawaDFP
homered to right
STL 0 - PIT 3
Top 5th: St. Louis
Matt CarpenterDFP
homered to right,
Shelby MillerDFP
scored
STL 2 - PIT 3
Bottom 6th: Pittsburgh
Russell MartinDFP
singled to center,
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
scored
STL 2 - PIT 4
Russell MartinDFP
scored,
Neil WalkerDFP
to third on
Yadier MolinaDFP
's throwing error
STL 2 - PIT 5
Gaby SánchezDFP
singled to shallow center,
Neil WalkerDFP
scored
STL 2 - PIT 6
Bottom 7th: Pittsburgh
Russell MartinDFP
singled to second,
Travis SniderDFP
scored,
Andrew McCutchenDFP
to third,
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
to second
STL 2 - PIT 7
Bottom 8th: Pittsburgh
Jose TabataDFP
doubled to shallow left,
Jordy MercerDFP
scored
STL 2 - PIT 8
Travis SniderDFP
singled to shallow left,
Jose TabataDFP
scored,
Starling MarteDFP
to third
STL 2 - PIT 9
Andrew McCutchenDFP
tripled to right center,
Starling MarteDFP
and
Travis SniderDFP
scored
STL 2 - PIT 11
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
grounded out to shortstop,
Andrew McCutchenDFP
scored
STL 2 - PIT 12

Pitching Details

Batting

St. Louis

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Matt CarpenterDFP
3B
3 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 .286
Pete KozmaDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Kolten WongDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .308
Matt HollidayDFP
LF
4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 .250
Allen CraigDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .125
Yadier MolinaDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .188
Keith ButlerDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Matt AdamsDFP
1B
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .357
Shane RobinsonDFP
PH
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000
Jhonny PeraltaDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .071
Seth ManessDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Tony CruzDFP
C
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000
Peter BourjosDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
Shelby MillerDFP
P
2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
Randy ChoateDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Daniel DescalsoDFP
SS
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Totals 33 2 6 2 1 4 5 0 16
Batting
HR - M Carpenter (1, 5th inning off G Cole 1 on, 1 Out)
RBI - M Carpenter 2 (2)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Kozma 1, A Craig 1, J Peralta 2
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
E - Y Molina (1, throw)
DP - 4 (J Peralta, J Peralta-M Adams, K Wong-D Descalso-M Adams, S Maness-M Adams)

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Starling MarteDFP
LF-CF
4 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 .353
Travis SniderDFP
RF
4 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 .267
Andrew McCutchenDFP
CF
5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 .200
Justin WilsonDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
3B
4 3 2 3 2 1 0 1 1 .158
Russell MartinDFP
C
4 1 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 .214
Neil WalkerDFP
2B
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 .235
Travis IshikawaDFP
1B
2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .300
Gaby SánchezDFP
PH-1B
2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .500
Jordy MercerDFP
SS
3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
Gerrit ColeDFP
P
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
Bryan MorrisDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jose TabataDFP
PH-LF
1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Totals 36 12 16 11 3 4 3 2 11
Batting
2B - J Tabata (1, K Butler)
3B - S Marte (1, S Miller); A McCutchen (1, K Butler)
HR - P Alvarez 2 (2, 2nd inning off S Miller 0 on, 0 Out, 4th inning off S Miller 0 on, 0 Out), T Ishikawa (1, 4th inning off S Miller 0 on, 2 Out)
RBI - T Snider (1), A McCutchen 2 (2), P Alvarez 3 (3), R Martin 2 (2), T Ishikawa (1), G Sanchez (1), J Tabata (1)
2-out RBI - T Ishikawa
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A McCutchen 1
GIDP - N Walker, G Cole
Team LOB - 5
Running
SB - P Alvarez (1, 2nd base off S Miller/Y Molina), N Walker (1, 2nd base off S Maness/Y Molina)

Pitching

St. Louis

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Shelby MillerDFP
(L, 0-1)
5.1 6 5 5 3 2 3 1.69 8.44
Randy ChoateDFP
0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.00 9.00
Seth ManessDFP
1.2 4 1 1 1 0 0 3.00 5.40
Keith ButlerDFP
1.0 5 5 5 0 1 0 5.00 45.00

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Gerrit ColeDFP
(W, 1-0)
7.0 6 2 2 2 3 1 1.14 2.57
Bryan MorrisDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.67 0.00
Justin WilsonDFP
1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1.50 0.00
Pitching
WP - G Cole
IBB - P Alvarez (by S Maness)
HBP - J Mercer (by S Maness)
Pitches-strikes - K Butler 28-18; S Maness 35-20; S Miller 97-60; R Choate 4-2; J Wilson 28-17; G Cole 108-73; B Morris 13-10
Ground balls-fly balls - K Butler 4-1; S Maness 3-0; S Miller 7-8; R Choate 1-0; J Wilson 2-0; G Cole 15-4; B Morris 2-0
Batters faced - K Butler 8; S Maness 9; S Miller 23; R Choate 1; J Wilson 5; G Cole 29; B Morris 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:07.
Umpires: HP--Brian Gorman. 1B--Bill Welke. 2B--Jim Wolf. 3B--David Rackley.
Weather: 61 degrees, Mostly Cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 23,342.