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Pirates take OF Marte (finger) off disabled listCNNSI.com Sep 7, 2013ST. LOUIS -- The Pittsburgh Pirates activated outfielder Starling Marte from the 15-day disabled list Saturday and also recalled right-handed pitcher Brandon Cumpton from Triple-A Indianapolis.Share Tweet
Pirates recall and designate righty McDonaldMLB.com Sep 7, 2013The Pirates on Saturday recalled right-handers James McDonald and Brandon Cumpton. McDonald, who spent most of the year rehabbing an injured right shoulder, was designated for assignment.Share TweetESPN.com Sep 7, 2013Carlos Beltran had RBIs his first two at-bats to help chase A.J. Burnett early and Joe Kelly beat the Pittsburgh Pirates for the third straight time in a 12-8 rout Friday night.Share Tweet
Cook: Alvarez must shake his slump, and fastpost-gazette.com Sep 7, 2013Pedro Alvarez came up small when it mattered most. The Pirates face the Cardinals again tonight at 7:15.Share TweetMLB.com Sep 7, 2013The Cardinals' hot bats steamrolled the Pirates with a 12-8 victory Friday night, building a modest 5-1 lead behind another solid outing by Joe Kelly and punctuating it with an explosive seven-run seventh inning. St. Louis is now a half-game back in the…Share Tweet
Cardinals Retake First PlaceSep 7Adam Wainwright bounced back from two shacky starts by striking out eight over seven scoreless innings to lead the Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Pirates.
Cardinals Retake First PlaceSep 7Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Adam Wainwright bounced back from two shaky starts by striking out eight over seven scoreless innings to lead the Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Pirates.