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St. Louis Cardinals (63-59)


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L 4-5
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W 11-7
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W 11-10
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Pirates, Cardinals hope to continue to swing hot bats

PITTSBURGH -- Offense has been king through the first half of an important four-game series between National League Central rivals St. Louis and Pittsburgh.

The Cardinals have 22 runs and 28 hits through two games, both wins over the Pirates, who have 17 runs and 25 hits.

"The offense has really been doing a great job," St. Louis' Matt Carpenter said after Friday's 11-10 game that turned into a nail-biter. "Guys have really settled in to their roles and (are) just swinging the bats with a lot of confidence, making it tough on the opposing pitcher and grinding out at-bats."

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Leaders
AVG: T. Pham.311
HR: P. DeJong19
RBI: M. Carpenter60
SB: T. Pham16
W: A. Wainwright12
ERA: L. Lynn3.05
Saves: S. Oh19
K: C. Martínez169
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Chi Cubs 6457.529-
St. Louis 6359.5161.5
Milwaukee 6360.5122
Pittsburgh 5864.4756.5
Cincinnati 5271.42313
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .262 (7)
Runs: 580 (14)
Hits: 1082 (10)
Home Runs: 144 (20)
Stolen Bases: 59 (19)
OBP: .337 (4)
SLG: .430 (14)
Total Bases: 1778 (14)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.93 (6)
Runs Allowed: 527 (7)
Saves: 36 (5)
Strikeouts: 997 (14)
OpBA: .253 (12)
OBP: .320 (12)
SLG: .410 (9)
Run Support: 4.77 (15)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/18 M. Mayers Called Up from Minors
8/18 A. Wainwright Placed on 10-Day DL (Right elbow impingement)
8/17 T. Rosenthal Placed on 10-Day DL (Right posterior elbow irritation)
8/17 L. Weaver Called Up from Minors
8/7 D. Fowler Removed From 10-Day DL (Strained left wrist)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/17 T. Rosenthal Right posterior elbow irritation (on 10-day DL)
8/4 K. Siegrist Left forearm tendinitis (on 10-day DL)
7/25 D. Fowler off 10-day DL
7/23 A. Wainwright off 10-day DL
7/15 S. Piscotty off 10-day DL
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