Pittsburgh 7, St. Louis 4

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 8:15 PM
Location - Busch Stadium
Temperature - 56°
Umpires - Home Plate - Paul Schrieber, First Base - Marvin Hudson, Second Base - Joe West, Third Base - Ed Rapuano,
Attendance - 35535

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 17 1
St. Louis 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 4 7 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Pittsburgh 2-1 0-0 2-1 W1
St. Louis 1-2 1-2 0-0 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the St. Louis Cardinals have a 1-2 record at home this season. The Pittsburgh Pirates have a 2-1 record on the road.
  • St. Louis has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Cardinals have won 1 of their last 10 games.
  • Pittsburgh has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Pirates have won 2 of their last 10 games.
  • Zach Duke pitched 6.1 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 1.42. Matt Capps closed out the game to get the save and has 2 save s for the season. Todd Wellemeyer took the loss for St. Louis.
  • Nate McLouth had the only homerun for Pittsburgh.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Pittsburgh   St. Louis
Zach Duke Player Todd Wellemeyer
Win W/L Loss
6.1 IP 5.0
4 Strikeouts 3
5 Hits 12
1.42 ERA 9.00
Hitting
Pittsburgh   St. Louis
Freddy Sanchez Player Joe Thurston
4 Hits 2
1 RBI 1
0 HR 0
5 TB 4
.800 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Pittsburgh 17 1 24 .405 20 7 7 2 0 1
St. Louis 7 0 10 .233 19 5 4 5 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • St. Louis will play their next game at home against Pittsburgh. The Cardinals have a W/L % of .000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Pittsburgh will play their next game on the road against St. Louis. The Pirates have a W/L % of .000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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