Found June 30, 2012 on Raise the Jolly Roger!:
Nearly two months ago, the Cardinals pounded A.J. Burnett for 12 runs at Busch Stadium in a miserable evening for the Pirates. That night still gets mentioned every time Burnett takes the mound, or even when someone discusses his numbers. A.J. won’t make a start in St. Louis this weekend, so tonight the Pirate hitters went out and avenged their fearless new leader with an amazing assault on the Cardinal pitching staff. The Pirates got out to a quick 2-0 lead on a 2-out single by Neil Walker in the first, but it was hard to imagine that lasting long with Kevin Correia on the mound against a very powerful offense. Indeed, the Cards got a run back in the second, but really went to town in the third with a four-spot. Carlos Beltran tied the game with his 2000th career hit and Pirate-killer Allen Craig blasted a 3-run homer to make the score 5-2. Obviously, things weren’t looking good for the Bucs at that point. Adam Wainwright settled in and posted three zeroes after the first, but Corr...
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