Cardinals Down Pirates 6-1, Advance to NLCS

Automated Insights

Adam Wainwright went nine innings yielding just one run as St. Louis bested Pittsburgh, 6-1. Pittsburgh had a wOBA of just .240, despite a season average of .317.


Wainwright picked up his second win of the postseason after he allowed a big eight hits with six strikeouts and one walk. The loss went to Gerrit Cole (1-1), who went five innings and allowed two runs on three hits with five strikeouts and one walk. Matt Adams was terrific at the plate for the Cardinals, going 2 for 4 with a home run, a run, and two RBIs. Matt Holliday also had great output, going 2 for 4 with two runs. Marlon Byrd finished 3 for 4 in the loss.

The Cardinals take the NLDS three games to two and advance to the NLCS.


Pirates Offense

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

A

95.0

M. Byrd

RF

4

3

0

0

0

0

0

A

92.0

J. Mercer

PH

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

A-

90.0

J. Morneau

1B

4

2

1

0

0

0

0

B

86.0

C. Barmes

SS

2

1

0

0

0

0

0

C

73.0

N. Walker

2B

3

0

0

0

0

1

1

C

72.7

P. Alvarez

3B

4

1

0

0

1

0

2

C-

71.0

J. Tabata

PH

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

C-

71.0

G. Jones

PH

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

D

65.0

R. Martin

C

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

D-

61.0

S. Marte

LF

4

0

0

0

0

0

1

D-

61.0

A. McCutchen

CF

4

0

0

0

0

0

1


Cardinals Offense

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

A

95.5

M. Adams

1B

4

2

1

1

2

0

0

A

92.0

D. Descalso

3B

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

A-

91.0

M. Holliday

LF

4

2

2

0

0

0

0

B+

89.7

D. Freese

3B

3

1

1

1

2

0

2

B+

88.4

J. Jay

CF

3

1

2

0

1

1

0

B

86.8

Y. Molina

C

2

1

0

0

0

2

1

C

73.7

P. Kozma

SS

4

1

0

0

1

0

2

D

62.0

M. Carpenter

2B

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

D

62.0

C. Beltran

RF

4

0

0

0

0

0

0


Pirates Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

A

94.4

T. Watson

1.0

0.00

0.00

0

0

0

8

A

94.4

V. Mazzaro

0.1

0.00

0.00

0

1

0

4

B

84.7

G. Cole

5.0

3.60

0.80

3

5

1

75

C

74.5

J. Grilli

0.1

0.00

3.00

1

0

0

3

F

55.7

J. Wilson

0.2

13.50

4.50

2

0

1

15

F

55.7

M. Melancon

0.2

40.50

6.00

3

0

1

19


Cardinals Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

A

95.8

A. Wainwright

9.0

1.00

1.00

8

6

1

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