Series Preview: Pirates vs. Cardinals

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals

May 1st, 2012 8:15 pm
May 2nd, 2012 8:15 pm
May 3rd, 2012 1:45 pm


Busch Stadium

Probable Pitchers
Charlie Morton (1-1, 2.65 ERA) vs. Adam Wainwright (0-3, 7.32 ERA)
A.J. Burnett (1-1, 1.38 ERA) vs. Lance Lynn (4-0, 1.33 ERA)
Erik Bedard (1-4, 2.48 ERA) vs. Jake Westbrook (3-1, 1.30 ERA)

Series Notes
The Cardinals finished the month of April with a record of 14-8, good for first place in the NL Central… The Pirates sit four games out of first with a record of 10-12… The Cardinals have not scored a run in any of Adam Wainwright‘s starts so far this season… Andrew McCutchen is 6 for 15 (.400) lifetime vs. Wainwright… Lance Lynn was the first major league pitcher to reach four wins… Lynn’s third win was against the Pirates on April 20th… A.J. Burnett made his Pirates debut against the Cardinals on the 21st… Jake Westbrook faced Burnett that night, and collected his only loss so far this season… The Pirates and Cardinals don’t play each other again until June 29th – July 1st.  

Go Bucs

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