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Cardinals Hold Off Pirates 2-1, Tie NLDS 1-1

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Michael Wacha surrendered just a single hit in 7 1/3 innings and Trevor Rosenthal closed it out in the ninth as St. Louis slipped past Pittsburgh, 2-1. Pittsburgh finished with a .037 batting average and a .137 wOBA.

Wacha got his first win of the postseason after he surrendered only one run on one hit with nine strikeouts and two walks. Rosenthal picked up his first save of the postseason after one inning of work striking out one and walking one. Charlie Morton (0-1) got the loss, allowing two runs on three hits over 5 2/3 innings with four strikeouts and four walks. Matt Holliday was terrific at the plate for the Cardinals, going 2 for 4 with a home run, a run, and two RBIs. Pedro Alvarez finished 1 for 3 with a home run, a run, and an RBI in the loss.

The Cardinals draw even at one game apiece in the NLDS. The Cardinals will face the Pirates Wednesday in Game 1 of the NLDS at Busch Stadium at 7:07 PM CDT.

Cardinals Offense
A95.5M. HollidayLF4211200
B85.8C. BeltranRF2010020
B84.0P. KozmaSS3100000
C74.0D. Freese3B3000010
C73.0J. JayCF3000011
D-61.0Y. MolinaC4000001
D-60.0M. Adams1B4000002
F59.0M. Carpenter2B4000003

Pirates Offense
B+89.7P. Alvarez3B3111101
B85.4R. MartinC1000021
C73.0N. Walker2B3000011
C-71.0C. BarmesSS1000000
C-70.0J. TabataPH1000001
C-70.0G. JonesPH1000001
D+67.0J. MercerPH2000001
D65.0J. Morneau1B3000000
D62.0M. ByrdRF3000003
D-61.0S. MarteLF4000001
D-61.0A. McCutchenCF4000001

Cardinals Pitching
A+98.4M. Wacha7.11.230.4119296
A95.9C. Martinez0.20.000.000106
B+89.7T. Rosenthal1.00.001.0001121

Pirates Pitching
A+97.7J. Wilson2.00.000.0003025
A95.9M. Melancon1.00.000.0002016
A93.7V. Mazzaro0.10.000.000002
B83.0C. Morton5.23.181.2434492

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