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Game Story

Neil Walker wasn't expecting to have a big offensive game Friday night, especially with Michael Wacha pitching for the St. Louis Cardinals. The last time Wacha started at PNC Park was in the Game 4 of last year's National League Division Series and he took a no-hitter into the eighth inning...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
StL 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 9 0
Pit 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 X 6 12 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Pittsburgh
Ike Davis ground rule double to left, Jose Tabata and Neil Walker scored, Pedro Álvarez to third
STL 0 - PIT 2
Top 4th: St. Louis
Allen Craig homered to deep left center, Jhonny Peralta and Matt Holliday scored
STL 3 - PIT 2
Bottom 5th: Pittsburgh
Neil Walker singled to shallow left center, Jose Tabata scored, Neil Walker to second advancing on throw
STL 3 - PIT 3
Top 7th: St. Louis
Jhonny Peralta homered to deep center
STL 4 - PIT 3
Bottom 7th: Pittsburgh
Neil Walker homered to deep right, Jordy Mercer and Gaby Sánchez scored
STL 4 - PIT 6

Pitching Details

Batting

St. Louis

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Matt Carpenter3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .285
Jhonny PeraltaSS 4 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .240
Matt HollidayLF 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 .286
Matt Adams1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 .311
Yadier MolinaC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .300
Allen CraigRF 4 1 2 3 1 0 2 0 0 .211
Peter BourjosCF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .219
Mark Ellis2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 .180
Michael WachaP 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
Jon JayPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253
Pat NeshekP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Carlos MartínezP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Eric FornataroP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Daniel DescalsoPH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .162
Totals 35 4 9 4 2 4 9 1 18
Batting
2B - M Carpenter (6, F Liriano); M Ellis (2, J Gomez); D Descalso (3, M Melancon)
3B - P Bourjos (2, F Liriano)
HR - J Peralta (8, 7th inning off J Gomez 0 on, 1 Out), A Craig (4, 4th inning off F Liriano 2 on, 2 Out)
RBI - J Peralta (16), A Craig 3 (14)
2-out RBI - A Craig 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Holliday 1, Y Molina 1, M Wacha 2, J Jay 1
GIDP - M Adams
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - M Ellis (1, 2nd base off F Liriano/T Sanchez)
Fielding
DP - 1 (M Carpenter-J Peralta-M Adams)

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jose TabataRF 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263
Neil Walker2B 4 2 3 4 1 0 0 0 1 .269
Andrew McCutchenCF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .319
Pedro Álvarez3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .198
Starling MarteLF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .259
Ike Davis1B 4 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 .250
Tony SánchezC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .250
Jordy MercerSS 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .187
Francisco LirianoP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .077
Brent MorelPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Jeanmar GómezP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Justin WilsonP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Gaby SánchezPH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
Tony WatsonP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Josh HarrisonPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .268
Mark MelanconP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 6 12 6 1 1 7 0 16
Batting
2B - J Tabata (4, M Wacha); I Davis (5, M Wacha); J Mercer (4, E Fornataro)
HR - N Walker (7, 7th inning off C Martinez 2 on, 1 Out)
S - J Tabata
RBI - N Walker 4 (22), I Davis 2 (12)
2-out RBI - I Davis 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Alvarez 1, T Sanchez 2, J Harrison 2
GIDP - P Alvarez
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
DP - 1 (N Walker-I Davis)

Pitching

St. Louis

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Michael Wacha 5.0 7 3 3 1 7 0 1.20 2.85
Pat Neshek 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.64 1.15
Carlos Martínez(L, 0-2)(BS, 3) 1.0 3 3 3 0 0 1 1.19 4.19
Eric Fornataro 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.24 3.18

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Francisco Liriano 5.0 5 3 3 4 5 1 1.45 4.64
Jeanmar Gómez 1.2 2 1 1 0 1 1 1.50 4.09
Justin Wilson(W, 1-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.62 3.65
Tony Watson(HLD, 6) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.13 1.69
Mark Melancon(SV, 3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.76 1.59
Pitching
IBB - M Ellis (by F Liriano)
Pitches-strikes - M Wacha 91-57; P Neshek 9-7; C Martinez 15-11; E Fornataro 16-11; F Liriano 96-55; J Gomez 24-15; J Wilson 4-3; T Watson 18-13; M Melancon 10-8
Ground balls-fly balls - M Wacha 6-3; P Neshek 1-2; C Martinez 1-2; E Fornataro 2-2; F Liriano 8-3; J Gomez 3-1; J Wilson 0-0; T Watson 1-0; M Melancon 2-0
Batters faced - M Wacha 22; P Neshek 3; C Martinez 6; E Fornataro 5; F Liriano 23; J Gomez 7; J Wilson 1; T Watson 4; M Melancon 4
Game Details
Game Time: 2:48.
Umpires: HP--Jim Wolf. 1B--David Rackley. 2B--Bill Welke. 3B--Brian Gorman.
Weather: 81 degrees, Cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to Left.
Attendance: 33,696.