• NLDS Game 5 preview: Pirates at Cardinals

    Summary of 10 articles · Updated Oct 10, 2013
    They might have lost Game 5 of the NLDS, but in doing so, they raised the bar for future Pirates teams. Louis Cardinals advanced to the National League Championship Series, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Wednesday night in the decisive Game 5 of the NLDS. Pirates at Cardinals Start time: 8:00 p.m. Two of those outings have come at home against the Pirates. The Pirates were one victory against the Cards from being one series away from reaching the World Series. Two of Alvarez's homers accounted for the only Pirates' scoring in Games 1 and 4, and beyond his four extra-base hits in the series, the Bucs have five total extra-base hits in all four games combined. In Game 1, of this series Wainwright held Pittsburgh to a single run over seven innings, striking out nine, walking none and allowing just three baserunners on a pair of two-out singles in the fourth and Pedro Alvarez’s fifth-inning solo home run.
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    • Pirates confront losing finish to winning season

      ST. LOUIS — Neil Walker lingered in the dugout, like most of his Pittsburgh Pirates teammates did, after teammate Pedro Alvarez struck out for the last out Wednesday night. Walker watched the St. Louis Cardinals holler, jump around and embrace each othe…
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    • Adam Wainwright brilliant as Cardinals top Pirates in Game 5, advance to NLCS

      The NLCS is set, with Adam Wainwright and the Cardinals stifling the Pirates in NLDS Game 5, 6-1, to advance.
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    • For the Pirates and Cardinals, it makes sense it would come down to a Game 5

      After all the jostling for position, all the times in and out of first place in the NL Central, all the times they've played each other this season and all the times we've wondered which is the better team — it comes down to one more game for the Pittsb…
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  • Season ends, but Pirates' revival just beginning

    Wednesday night hurt. Thursday will come with pain, too. There is actually pleasure in that, because it is the pain of privilege. And it comes with a bookmark. Managers of all postseason losers tell their teams the same thing. And now Clint Hurdle was a…
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  • David Freese adds to postseason heroics as Cardinals top Pirates, advance to NLCS

    Who else but David Freese to lead the Cardinals to the NLCS, as St. Louis beat Pittsburgh in Game 5.
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    • Wainwright, Cards KO Pirates, reach NLCS

      Adam Wainwright pitched a complete game and the St. Louis Cardinals got two-run homers from David Freese and Matt Adams to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Wednesday night and advance to the NL Championship Series.
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    • NLDS Game 5: David Freese and Adam Wainwright lead Cardinals’ advance with 6-1 victory against Pirates

      Your browser does not support iframes. For the eighth time since the 2000 season, the St. Louis Cardinals advanced to the National League Championship Series, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Wednesday night in the decisive Game 5 of the NLDS. The …
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  • Bang-bang call goes Cardinals way in deciding Game 5

    The St. Louis Cardinals survived and advanced with a 6-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in Game 5 of the NLDS, but the game was much closer than that final score would suggest. In fact, the Pirates were on the verge of mounting an eighth inning ral…
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  • Lineup breakdown: Pirates-Cardinals, Game 5

    Here is a look at Tuesday's starting lineups for Game 5 of the National League Division Series between the Pirates and Cardinals.
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