• Cards rip Burnett, keep Pirates on 81 wins

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 8, 2013
    Burnett early and Joe Kelly beat the Pittsburgh Pirates for the third straight time in a 12-8 rout Friday night that pulled the St. The Pirates have scored two runs in 18 innings against Kelly. That precious 82nd win is coming for the Pirates, perhaps as soon as today when they throw their best Charlie Morton at the St. Louis Cardinals. He did about what you would expect a struggling No. 5 starter with control issues to do against a good offensive club. He sidestepped early trouble a total of three walks in the first two innings and a leadoff double in the third but couldn't avoid it in the fourth when the Cardinals tagged him for two runs after he walked the leadoff man.
    Source: ESPN.com
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