It was a back-and-forth Game 3 between the Pirates and the Cardinals but ultimately it was the Pirates riding a 2-run rally bottom of the 8th to a 5-3 win and a 2-1 lead in this National League Division Series.
Pittsburgh wins back-and-forth Game 3, by a score of 5-3.
In his last three starts against Pittsburgh, Lynn has given up 25 hits and 16 earned runs over 13 2/3 innings pitched.
Charlie Brennan – Friday, October 4th – Pirates’ Names – Steve Blass, Larry Richert, Tim Neverett; Cards’ Names – Andy Van Slyke, John Rooney, Joe Abernathy, Joe Strohm; Also, Denny McLain and Charlie Gitto
Charlie and Debbie broadcast live from the Stan Musial Statue at Busch Stadium, featuring guests, Steve Blass, Andy Van Slyke, Larry Richert, John Rooney, Joe Abernathy, Tim Neverett, Denny McLain, Joe Strohm and Charlie Gitto.
Cardinal Nation takes to Twitter to rally behind the St. Louis Cardinals before game 2 of the NLDS series against the Pirates. Join the conversation using #PostCards
Biggest hit in 9-1 Game 1 romp was Carlos Beltran’s three-run homer.
For seven inning the Pirates were handcuffed by Wainwright, a 19-game winner in the regular season.
Series begins Thursday afternoon at Busch Stadium
Cards ace had a 1-0 record & 3.00 ERA in three games versus Pittsburgh this season.
Manager Mike Matheny announces choices for postseason play against Pittsburgh.