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Pirates look to get back on track against Cardinals

Jul 31, 2007 - 2:38 PM St Louis (42-61)at Pittsburgh (42-61) 7:05 pm EDT

PITTSBURGH (Ticker) - The Pittsburgh Pirates will look to snap a three-game losing streak on Tuesday when the St. Louis Cardinals come to town for a three-game series.

The Pirates have lost 13 of 15 games since the All-Star break and are happy to return home for six games after a 1-5 road trip with games against the Mets and the Phillies.

Despite the dismal record, Xavier Nady has been a bright spot with nine hits in his last 27 at-bats. Nady is 4-of-8 this season against Cardinal starter Adam Wainwright (9-8, 4.45 ERA) who will be on the hill Tuesday night.

The Pirates will counter with pitcher Paul Maholm (7-12, 4.57). He will be looking to win his third consecutive decision after winning back-to-back starts for the first time this season.

While the Pirates continue to struggle, the Cardinals are on a three-game winning streak after taking three of four at home over the weekend from National League Central Division leaders the Milwaukee Brewers.








  • ** CONFIRMED **
    NL
    ST LOUIS 6
    PITTSBURGH 4 FINAL

    Cardinals vs. PiratesJul 31 10:31 PM


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    FINAL
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    ST LOUIS 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 5 9 1
    PITTSBURGH 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 12 1 (FINAL)

    BATTERIES: STL - ADAM WAINWRIGHT, RUSS SPRINGER (7TH), RANDY FLORES (7TH), RYAN
    FRANKLIN (8TH), JASON ISRINGHAUSEN (9TH) AND YADIER MOLINA
    PIT - PAUL MAHOLM, SALOMON TORRES (7

    Jul 31 10:05 PM
  • 35
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 35 roots (Close Finish)

    Cardinals vs. PiratesJul 31 9:49 PM


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    AT PITTSBURGH - SCORING UPDATE
    SOLO HOME RUN BY RYAN DOUMIT (8) TO RIGHT WITH 0 OUT IN THE
    8TH OFF RYAN FRANKLIN.
    CURRENT SCORE: ST LOUIS 5, PITTSBURGH 4
    DUE UP FOR PITTSBURGH: R PAULINO (.237, 0-FOR-3)

    Cardinals vs. PiratesJul 31 9:43 PM


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    AT PITTSBURGH - SCORING UPDATE
    SACRIFICE FLY BY YADIER MOLINA SCORED SCOTT ROLEN.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, NONE ON, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: ST LOUIS 5
    PITTSBURGH 3 TOP, 8TH
    DUE UP FOR ST LOUIS: A MILES (.282, 1-FOR-3)

    Cardinals vs. PiratesJul 31 9:38 PM


  • NL
    AT PITTSBURGH - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY JASON BAY SCORED CESAR IZTURIS.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, J BAY ON FIRST, A LAROCHE ON SECOND, 1 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: ST LOUIS 4
    PITTSBURGH 3 BOTTOM, 7TH
    DUE UP FOR PITTSBURGH: N MCLOUTH (.234, 0-FOR-1)

    Cardinals vs. PiratesJul 31 9:23 PM


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    AT PITTSBURGH - SCORING UPDATE
    SACRIFICE FLY BY DAVID ECKSTEIN SCORED AARON MILES.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, C DUNCAN ON THIRD, 1 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: ST LOUIS 4
    PITTSBURGH 2 TOP, 7TH
    DUE UP FOR ST LOUIS: S TAGUCHI (.297, 1-FOR-3, RBI)

    Cardinals vs. PiratesJul 31 9:12 PM


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    AT PITTSBURGH - SCORING UPDATE
    DOUBLE BY RYAN LUDWICK SCORED SCOTT ROLEN.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, R LUDWICK ON SECOND, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: ST LOUIS 3
    PITTSBURGH 2 TOP, 6TH
    DUE UP FOR ST LOUIS: Y MOLINA (.254, 1-FOR-2, RBI)

    Cardinals vs. PiratesJul 31 8:55 PM


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    AT PITTSBURGH - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY JACK WILSON SCORED NATE MCLOUTH.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, J WILSON ON FIRST, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: ST LOUIS 2
    PITTSBURGH 2 BOTTOM, 4TH
    DUE UP FOR PITTSBURGH: P MAHOLM (.171, 0-FOR-1)

    Cardinals vs. PiratesJul 31 8:24 PM


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    AT PITTSBURGH - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY YADIER MOLINA SCORED ALBERT PUJOLS.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, Y MOLINA ON FIRST, R LUDWICK ON THIRD, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: ST LOUIS 2
    PITTSBURGH 1 TOP, 4TH
    DUE UP FOR ST LOUIS: A MILES (.280, 0-FOR-1)

    Cardinals vs. PiratesJul 31 8:08 PM


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    AT PITTSBURGH - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY JACK WILSON SCORED JASON BAY.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, J WILSON ON FIRST, X NADY ON THIRD, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: ST LOUIS 1
    PITTSBURGH 1 BOTTOM, 2ND
    DUE UP FOR PITTSBURGH: P MAHOLM (.175, 0 HR, 4 RBI)

    Cardinals vs. PiratesJul 31 7:37 PM


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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    ST LOUIS 1 1 1 0
    PITTSBURGH 0 0 0 (BOT 1)

    CURRENT PITCHERS: STL - ADAM WAINWRIGHT
    PIT - PAUL MAHOLM

    DUE UP FOR PITTSBURGH: F SANCHEZ (.292, 6 HR, 38 RBI)
    C IZTURIS (.246, 0 HR, 8 RBI)
    A LAROCHE (.244, 14 HR, 57 RB

    Cardinals vs. PiratesJul 31 7:15 PM