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Game Story

For his first start with the Pirates, Edinson Volquez beat Adam Wainwright. That'll do nicely as an early return on that offseason contract he signed with the Pirates. Tony Sanchez hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the seventh inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on...
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StL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0
Pit 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 X 2 6 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 4th: Pittsburgh
Neil Walker doubled to right, Andrew McCutchen scored
STL 0 - PIT 1
Top 6th: St. Louis
Jon Jay tripled to center, Matt Carpenter scored
STL 1 - PIT 1
Bottom 7th: Pittsburgh
Tony Sánchez doubled to right center, Pedro Álvarez scored
STL 1 - PIT 2

Pitching Details

Batting

St. Louis

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Matt Carpenter3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .286
Jon JayCF 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .286
Matt HollidayLF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .208
Matt Adams1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .318
Yadier MolinaC 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .217
Allen CraigRF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091
Jhonny PeraltaSS 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .095
Daniel Descalso2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Adam WainwrightP 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Kolten WongPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
Pat NeshekP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 1 3 1 0 2 7 0 7
Batting
3B - J Jay (1, E Volquez)
RBI - J Jay (2)
2-out RBI - J Jay
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Adams 1
GIDP - M Holliday
Team LOB - 3
Fielding
DP - 2 (J Peralta-D Descalso-M Adams, Y Molina-D Descalso)

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Starling MarteLF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .308
Jose TabataRF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .273
Andrew McCutchenCF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .217
Pedro Álvarez3B 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .136
Neil Walker2B 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .217
Gaby Sánchez1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .250
Tony SánchezC 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .375
Clint BarmesSS 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Travis SniderPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .300
Mark MelanconP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jason GrilliP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Edinson VólquezP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Tony WatsonP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jordy MercerSS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .158
Totals 27 2 6 2 0 2 8 0 9
Batting
2B - A McCutchen (1, A Wainwright); N Walker (1, A Wainwright); T Sanchez (1, A Wainwright)
S - E Volquez
RBI - N Walker (2), T Sanchez (4)
2-out RBI - N Walker, T Sanchez
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Marte 1, G Sanchez 1, T Snider 1
GIDP - G Sanchez
Team LOB - 4
Running
CS - S Marte (1, 2nd base by A Wainwright/Y Molina)
Fielding
DP - 1 (J Grilli-J Mercer-G Sanchez)

Pitching

St. Louis

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Adam Wainwright(L, 1-1) 7.0 5 2 2 2 7 0 1.00 1.29
Pat Neshek 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.20 2.70

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Edinson Vólquez 5.2 3 1 1 1 4 0 0.65 1.17
Tony Watson(W, 1-0) 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.30 0.00
Mark Melancon(HLD, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.00 3.00
Jason Grilli(SV, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.67 3.00
Pitching
IBB - M Holliday (by E Volquez)
Pitches-strikes - A Wainwright 100-65; P Neshek 15-11; M Melancon 6-5; J Grilli 13-6; E Volquez 81-53; T Watson 12-10
Ground balls-fly balls - A Wainwright 6-5; P Neshek 2-1; M Melancon 1-1; J Grilli 2-0; E Volquez 9-3; T Watson 1-0
Batters faced - A Wainwright 26; P Neshek 4; M Melancon 3; J Grilli 3; E Volquez 21; T Watson 4
Game Details
Game Time: 2:29.
Umpires: HP--David Rackley. 1B--Bill Welke. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Jim Wolf.
Weather: 51 degrees, Mildly Cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, In From Left.
Attendance: 25,704.