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Pirates (41-35) at Cardinals (40-37) 2:15 PM EST–Busch Stadium, St. Louis Here is the MLB.com Gameday TV: ROOT Sports The Pirates will try and build on the big-time momentum they captured yesterday and turn it into a series win this afternoon. It’s an early start on a Saturday to avoid the FOX blackouts. Today’s starters… Jeff Karstens (0-2, 6.35) vs. Lance Lynn (10-3, 3.23) Karstens was shaky at best the other night in Philly, and will look to be be better this afternoon in his second outing since his injury. Look for Jeff to attack the zone, throw lots of strikes, and get some quick innings on this incredibly hot day in St. Louis. If he’s missing or if the Cards start squaring him up, though, it could be a long day. Lynn got off to an insane start to the year, but hasn’t been all that good lately (but he has 10 wins OMG!!!). He beat the Pirates twice earlier in the year, but hopefully the hot bats will trump that fact and post some more runs today. Cards vs. Karstens: PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Skip Schumaker 15 13 5 0 0 0 2 2 0 .385 .467 .385 .851 Jon Jay 14 13 6 2 0 0 1 1 2 .462 .500 .615 1.115 Matt Holliday 11 11 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .273 .455 .727 Yadier Molina 9 8 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .375 .444 .500 .944 Carlos Beltran 8 8 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .250 .250 .625 .875 David Freese 8 8 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 .250 .250 .375 .625 Rafael Furcal 8 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 Allen Craig 4 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .667 .500 .667 1.167 Shane Robinson 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Mitchell Boggs 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 Daniel Descalso 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 Tyler Greene 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 Kyle Lohse 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 Total 88 81 29 7 0 1 9 5 9 .358 .386 .481 .868 Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 6/30/2012. Pirates vs. Lynn: PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Clint Barmes 7 7 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .286 .286 .429 .714 Garrett Jones 7 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .286 .286 .286 .571 Neil Walker 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .286 .000 .286 Alex Presley 6 6 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .167 .167 .667 .833 Jose Tabata 6 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 Pedro Alvarez 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 Andrew McCutchen 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Rod Barajas 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Casey McGehee 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 A.J. Burnett 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Eric Fryer 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 Michael McKenry 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Total 50 47 10 1 0 1 2 3 10 .213 .260 .298 .558 Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 6/30/2012. ©2012 Raise the Jolly Roger. All Rights Reserved..
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