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Walks Doom Pirates Against Cardinals

Pittsburgh has no answer for Pineiro, Pujols in 6-2 loss

(Newser) - Brian Barton's two-run single in the fifth inning gave St. Louis the lead on its first hit off erratic Pittsburgh starter Tom Gorzelanny, and the Cardinals went on beat the Pirates 6-2 behind Joel Pineiro's seven effective innings Thursday night. The Cardinals avoided their first three-game losing streak of the... More »

Lohse, Cardinals Complete Sweep of Nationals

Signed late in spring training, righty lifts St. Louis to 5-1

(Newser) - The Cardinals haven't been slowed by all those injuries. Kyle Lohse allowed four hits in seven innings, Rick Ankiel homered and St. Louis completed a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals with a 3-0 victory Sunday. Lohse (1-0), who signed as a free agent on March 14, has thrown 12... More »

Looper, Ankiel Lead Cards Past Nationals

In a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals

(Newser) - Braden Looper gave the lightly-regarded St. Louis Cardinals rotation its fourth straight stingy outing and Rick Ankiel hit a two-run home run in a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night. The surprising Cardinals are 3-1, two games above .500 for the first time since the end of... More »

Mets Tailspin Brings Tie With Phillies

Plus tie with Rockies, one back of Padres, as wild weekend looms

(Newser) - A start by ace Pedro Martinez was not enough to stall the Mets' meltdown, as Joel Pineiro and Jason Isringhausen of the Cardinals combined on a 3-0 shutout. With the Phillies beating Atlanta, New York dropped into a tie for the NL East lead after leading the division since mid-May.... More »

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