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Pirates Allow Cardinals to Slip By 2-1, Split NLDS 1-1

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Michael Wacha gave up a single hit to Pittsburgh over 7 1/3 innings and Matt Holliday finished 2-4 with one home run as the Pirates were downed by St. Louis, 2-1. Pittsburgh finished with a batting average of .037 and a wOBA of .137. To this point in the season their batting average is .269 and their wOBA is .317.

Charlie Morton was saddled with his first loss in these playoffs after he allowed two runs on three hits with four strikeouts and four walks. Wacha (1-0), who gave up one run on one hit with nine strikeouts and two walks, got the win. Pedro Alvarez was powerful at the plate for the Pirates, going 1 for 3 with a home run, a run, and an RBI. Holliday was 2 for 4 with a home run, a run, and two RBIs in the win.

With the loss, the Pirates even the series at one game apiece. The Pirates will go up against the Cardinals Wednesday in Game 1 of the NLDS at Busch Stadium at 7:07 PM CDT.


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

Pirates Pitching
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
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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