NLDS Game 2 GameThread: Pittsburgh Pirates At St. Louis Cardinals

Dilip Vishwanat

Adam Wainwright held the Pittsburgh Pirates to one run on three hits in 7.0 IP over which he struck out nine and the St. Louis Cardinals took Game 1 of the five-game series. Lance Lynn throws for the Cards against Bucs' 2011 1st Round pick Gerrit Cole.


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Pittsburgh Pirates
@ St. Louis Cardinals

Friday, Oct 4, 2013, 1:07 PM EDT
Busch Stadium

Gerrit Cole vs Lance Lynn

Partly cloudy. Winds blowing out to left field at 10-20 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 85.

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Lance Lynn

#31 / Pitcher / St. Louis Cardinals

6-5

250

R

R

May 12, 1987



W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2013 - Lance Lynn 15-10 33 33 0 0 0 0 201.2 189 92 89 14 76 198 3.97 1.31


Gerrit Cole

#45 / Pitcher / Pittsburgh Pirates

6-4

240

R

R

Sep 08, 1990



W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2013 - Gerrit Cole 10-7 19 19 0 0 0 0 117.1 109 43 42 7 28 100 3.22 1.17

• Game 2: Pittsburgh Pirates at St. Louis Cardinals - A seven-run third against Pirates' starter A.J. Burnett doomed the Bucs in Game 1 of the NLDS in Busch Stadium in St. Louis as Pittsburgh lost the first game of the first postseason series the franchise has played in since 1992. Cards' starter Adam Wainwright held the Pirates' hitters to one run on three hits and gave up just a solo home run by Pedro Alvarez in what ended up a 9-1 game in the home team's favor. Game 2 takes place at 1:00 PM EDT this afternoon. Gerrit Cole, 23 and the top pick of the 2011 Draft, makes his first postseason start in an important game for the team that took him no.1 overall out of UCLA. Lance Lynn goes for the Cardinals...

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