The Cardinals ace regained his form against the Pirates allowing just two hits.
Joe Kelly has been the stopper lately for a struggling rotation, winning five straight starts.
The only other time in his career that he allowed three homers in a game was June, 2012.
The two ball clubs finish their season series on Thursday with the Redbirds leading 11-8.
Michael Wacha blanked the Reds on three hits through six innings.
The Cardinals’ 7-game road trip did not start well in Pittsburgh.
Garrett Jones came in hitting just .119 in August but broke out against St. Louis.
The former NL saves leader (2011) is 6-7 this season with a 4.45 ERA and 19 Holds in 62 games.
Let the football madness begin!!
The Tigers’ head coach kicks off his fourteenth season with Mizzou on Saturday.