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Pittsburgh Pirates (28-23)

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vs. StL
W 8-1
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L 1-4
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StL 6 - 4 Pit
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vs. ChC
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Cardinals rally past slumping Pirates 6-4

PITTSBURGH (AP) Harrison Bader stepped to the plate with a chance to pull the St. Louis Cardinals even knowing the heat Pittsburgh closer Felipe Vazquez was going to send his way.

So Bader dug in and swung as Vazquez's 99 mph fastball ran in on his hands. When it dropped for a single in the eighth inning, the game was tied. Moments later, Vazquez's control abandoned him and the Cardinals were on their way to a 6-4 victory over the slumping Pirates on Sunday.

"Obviously, it was pretty firm," Bader said. "It was just working inside the baseball and I got enough on it to just muscle it out there. That was a good one."

AVG: S. Marte.313
HR: G. Polanco8
RBI: C. Dickerson31
SB: S. Marte10
W: T. Williams5
ERA: T. Williams3.43
Saves: F. Vázquez9
K: C. Kuhl53
NL Central
Milwaukee 3420.630-
St. Louis 2822.5604
Chi Cubs 2622.5425
Pittsburgh 2824.5385
Cincinnati 1935.35215
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .259 (5)
Runs: 245 (7)
Hits: 453 (6)
Home Runs: 57 (17)
Stolen Bases: 20 (23)
OBP: .331 (6)
SLG: .427 (5)
Total Bases: 748 (7)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.05 (14)
Runs Allowed: 222 (18)
Saves: 11 (26)
Strikeouts: 424 (19)
OpBA: .251 (20)
OBP: .311 (13)
SLG: .410 (19)
Run Support: 4.82 (6)
Date Player Transactions
5/26 S. Marte Removed From 10-Day DL (Strained right oblique)
5/26 J. Osuna Sent to Minors
5/25 G. Kontos Designated for Assignment
5/25 J. Musgrove Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
5/25 J. Musgrove Removed From 10-Day DL (Strained right shoulder)
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Date Player Status
5/16 S. Marte off 10-day DL
4/26 E. Romero Left shoulder impingement (on 10-day DL)
4/16 J. Harrison off 10-day DL
3/30 J. Musgrove off 10-day DL
3/26 A. Schugel Right shoulder discomfort (on 10-day DL)
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