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Game Story

Ike Davis didn't complain when the Pittsburgh Pirates told him they were going to eat into his playing time by experimenting with Pedro Alvarez at first base. Call it the byproduct of spending four-plus seasons with the New York Mets. He provided a needed jolt in a pinch-hit appearance Tuesday...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
StL 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 6 0
Pit 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 X 5 9 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 4th: Pittsburgh
Clint Barmes grounded into fielder's choice, Neil Walker scored, Russell Martin to third, Starling Marte out at second
STL 0 - PIT 1
Bottom 5th: Pittsburgh
Josh Harrison homered to deep left
STL 0 - PIT 2
Top 7th: St. Louis
Jon Jay hit sacrifice fly to center, Matt Adams scored
STL 1 - PIT 2
Randal Grichuk singled to center, Jhonny Peralta scored, Oscar Taveras to third
STL 2 - PIT 2
Bottom 8th: Pittsburgh
Ike Davis homered to deep right center, Gaby Sánchez and Starling Marte scored
STL 2 - PIT 5

Pitching Details

Batting

St. Louis

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Matt Carpenter3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .280
Kolten Wong2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248
Matt HollidayLF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .263
Matt Adams1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 .303
Jhonny PeraltaSS 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .264
Jon JayCF 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 .310
A.J. PierzynskiC 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .269
Oscar TaverasRF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .233
Lance LynnP 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .043
Randal GrichukPH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .156
Sam FreemanP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Seth ManessP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400
Daniel DescalsoPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .212
Totals 32 2 6 2 0 2 13 0 9
Batting
2B - K Wong (12, G Cole); M Adams (29, G Cole)
SF - J Jay
RBI - J Jay (39), R Grichuk (4)
2-out RBI - R Grichuk
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Carpenter 1, M Holliday 1, D Descalso 1
Team LOB - 7

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Josh Harrison3B 5 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 .304
Travis SniderRF-LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260
Andrew McCutchenCF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .307
Jose TabataRF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287
Neil Walker2B 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .277
Russell MartinC 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .292
Pedro Álvarez1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .232
Gaby Sánchez1B 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236
Starling MarteLF-CF 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .282
Clint BarmesSS 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 .231
Gerrit ColeP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .207
Tony WatsonP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Ike DavisPH 1 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 .238
Mark MelanconP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 5 9 5 2 3 5 0 15
Batting
2B - R Martin (15, L Lynn)
HR - J Harrison (12, 5th inning off L Lynn 0 on, 0 Out), I Davis (9, 8th inning off S Maness 2 on, 2 Out)
S - G Cole
RBI - J Harrison (44), C Barmes (5), I Davis 3 (42)
2-out RBI - I Davis 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Harrison 1, P Alvarez 1, G Cole 3
Team LOB - 8

Pitching

St. Louis

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Lance Lynn 6.0 6 2 2 3 3 1 1.28 2.79
Sam Freeman 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.42 2.27
Seth Maness(L, 5-3) 1.0 3 3 3 0 2 1 1.16 3.11

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Gerrit Cole 6.0 3 2 2 1 9 0 1.27 3.65
Tony Watson(W, 9-1)(BS, 7) 2.0 3 0 0 0 3 0 1.04 1.75
Mark Melancon(SV, 23) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.92 2.15
Pitching
HBP - S Marte (by L Lynn); A Pierzynski (by G Cole)
Pitches-strikes - L Lynn 105-70; S Freeman 5-4; S Maness 19-14; G Cole 108-69; T Watson 36-26; M Melancon 12-7
Ground balls-fly balls - L Lynn 6-12; S Freeman 1-2; S Maness 1-2; G Cole 5-5; T Watson 3-2; M Melancon 2-0
Batters faced - L Lynn 28; S Freeman 3; S Maness 6; G Cole 23; T Watson 9; M Melancon 4
Game Details
Game Time: 2:56.
Umpires: HP--Sean Barber. 1B--Tony Randazzo. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--David Rackley.
Weather: 82 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 3 mph, Out to Left.
Attendance: 25,521.