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      Saturday, January 31 2015 6:48 PM EST2015-01-31 23:48:18 GMT
      ???It will be mostly clear for the rest of your Saturday night with temps falling back into the low 50s,??? said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
      ???It will be mostly clear for the rest of your Saturday night with temps falling back into the low 50s,??? said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
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    Pittsburgh «0120201107100
    St. Louis000010000141
    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:G.Cole(1-0) L:L.Lynn(0-1)
    HR: PIT- P.Alvarez (2), S.Marte (1) STL- Y.Molina (1)



    Pittsburgh Top 1st
    - UMPIRES: Home,Wally Bell; First, Jerry Layne; Second, Sam Holbrook; Third, Jim Joyce;Left, Paul Nauert; Right, Tony Randazzo;
    - Starling Marte struck out swinging. None on with one out and Neil Walker due up.
    - Neil Walker struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Andrew McCutchen singled to right. Runner on first with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Justin Morneau flied out to right to end the inning.

    St. Louis Bottom 1st
    - Matt Carpenter grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Carlos Beltran due up.
    - Carlos Beltran doubled to right center. Runner on second with one out and Matt Holliday due up.
    - Matt Holliday flied out to left. Runner on second with two outs and Matt Adams due up.
    - Matt Adams flied out to right to end the inning.

    Pittsburgh Top 2nd
    - Marlon Byrd struck out swinging. None on with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Pedro Alvarez ground-rule double to center. Runner on second with one out and Russell Martin due up.
    - Russell Martin struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and Jordy Mercer due up.
    - Jordy Mercer intentionally walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Gerrit Cole due up.
    - Gerrit Cole single to center scored Pedro Alvarez with two outs. On the play, Jordy Mercer advances to second. Runners on first and second and Starling Marte due up.
    - Starling Marte was hit-by-pitch. Bases loaded with two outs and Neil Walker due up.
    - Neil Walker grounded out second to first to end the inning.

    St. Louis Bottom 2nd
    - Yadier Molina flied out to center. None on with one out and Jon Jay due up.
    - Jon Jay grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and David Freese due up.
    - David Freese grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

    Pittsburgh Top 3rd
    - Andrew McCutchen fouled out to right. None on with one out and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Justin Morneau singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Marlon Byrd due up.
    - Marlon Byrd lined out to right. Runner on first with two outs and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Pedro Alvarez two-out, two-run Home Run (2) to center scored Justin Morneau. Russell Martin due up.
    - Russell Martin walked. Runner on first with two outs and Jordy Mercer due up.
    - Jordy Mercer grounded out third to first to end the inning.

    St. Louis Bottom 3rd
    - Daniel Descalso flied out to right. None on with one out and Lance Lynn due up.
    - Lance Lynn struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Matt Carpenter due up.
    - Matt Carpenter struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Pittsburgh Top 4th
    - Gerrit Cole struck out looking. None on with one out and Starling Marte due up.
    - Starling Marte grounded out to first. None on with two outs and Neil Walker due up.
    - Neil Walker grounded out to first to end the inning.

    St. Louis Bottom 4th
    - Carlos Beltran grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Matt Holliday due up.
    - Matt Holliday struck out looking. None on with two outs and Matt Adams due up.
    - Matt Adams grounded out second to first to end the inning.

    Pittsburgh Top 5th
    - Andrew McCutchen struck out swinging. None on with one out and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Justin Morneau doubled to left center. Runner on second with one out and Marlon Byrd due up.
    - Marlon Byrd double to center scored Justin Morneau with one out. Runner on second and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Pedro Alvarez walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Russell Martin due up.
    - Seth Maness enters the game for the Cardinals with runners on first and second with one out.
    - Russell Martin single to left scored Marlon Byrd with one out. On the play, Pedro Alvarez advances to second. Runners on first and second and Jordy Mercer due up.
    - Jordy Mercer grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. Russell Martin out at second, Pedro Alvarez advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Gerrit Cole due up.
    - Gerrit Cole lined out to first to end the inning.

    St. Louis Bottom 5th
    - Yadier Molina lead-off Home Run (1) to center. Jon Jay due up.
    - Jon Jay struck out swinging. None on with one out and David Freese due up.
    - David Freese grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Daniel Descalso due up.
    - Daniel Descalso lined out to left to end the inning.

    Pittsburgh Top 6th
    - John Axford starts the inning for the Cardinals.
    - Starling Marte walked. Runner on first with none out and Neil Walker due up.
    - Neil Walker flied out to right. Runner on first with one out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Starling Marte stole second. Runner on second with one out and Andrew McCutchen at the plate.
    - Andrew McCutchen walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Randy Choate enters the game for the Cardinals with runners on first and second with one out.
    - Justin Morneau grounded into a double play, second to short to first. On the play, Andrew McCutchen out at second to end the inning.

    St. Louis Bottom 6th
    - Adron Chambers is pinch-hitting for Randy Choate.
    - Pinch-Hitter Adron Chambers flied out to center. None on with one out and Matt Carpenter due up.
    - Matt Carpenter walked. Runner on first with one out and Carlos Beltran due up.
    - Carlos Beltran struck out looking. Runner on first with two outs and Matt Holliday due up.
    - Matt Holliday grounded out short to first to end the inning.

    Pittsburgh Top 7th
    - Kevin Siegrist starts the inning for the Cardinals.
    - Marlon Byrd reached second on David Freese`s fielding error. Runner on second with none out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Pedro Alvarez grounded out second to first. On the play, Marlon Byrd advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Russell Martin due up.
    - Russell Martin sacrifice fly to right scored Marlon Byrd with two outs. None on and Jordy Mercer due up.
    - Jordy Mercer infield single to third. Runner on first with two outs and Gerrit Cole due up.
    - Gaby Sanchez is pinch-hitting for Gerrit Cole.
    - Pinch-Hitter Gaby Sanchez popped out to second to end the inning.

    St. Louis Bottom 7th
    - Tony Watson starts the inning for the Pirates, batting 8th.
    - Clint Barmes replaces Jordy Mercer at short, batting 9th.
    - Matt Adams singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Yadier Molina due up.
    - Yadier Molina flied out to right. Runner on first with one out and Jon Jay due up.
    - Jon Jay struck out looking. Runner on first with two outs and David Freese due up.
    - David Freese walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Daniel Descalso due up.
    - Daniel Descalso grounded out, pitcher unassisted to end the inning.

    Pittsburgh Top 8th
    - Shelby Miller starts the inning for the Cardinals.
    - Starling Marte lead-off Home Run (1) to center. Neil Walker due up.
    - Neil Walker flied out to left. None on with one out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Andrew McCutchen flied out to center. None on with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Justin Morneau struck out swinging to end the inning.

    St. Louis Bottom 8th
    - Mark Melancon starts the inning for the Pirates.
    - Kolten Wong is pinch-hitting for Shelby Miller.
    - Pinch-Hitter Kolten Wong flied out to center. None on with one out and Matt Carpenter due up.
    - Matt Carpenter grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Carlos Beltran due up.
    - Carlos Beltran grounded out to first to end the inning.

    Pittsburgh Top 9th
    - Edward Mujica starts the inning for the Cardinals.
    - Marlon Byrd grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Pedro Alvarez grounded out pitcher to first. None on with two outs and Russell Martin due up.
    - Russell Martin fouled out to short to end the inning.

    St. Louis Bottom 9th
    - Jason Grilli starts the inning for the Pirates.
    - Matt Holliday struck out looking. None on with one out and Matt Adams due up.
    - Matt Adams doubled to center. Runner on second with one out and Yadier Molina due up.
    - Yadier Molina struck out looking. Runner on second with two outs and Jon Jay due up.
    - Jon Jay struck out swinging to end the game.

    Pittsburgh 7, St. Louis 1


    Final
    - Confirmed
    - WP: G.Cole (1-0); LP:L.Lynn (0-1).

    Pittsburgh 7, St. Louis 1

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        ???It will be mostly clear for the rest of your Saturday night with temps falling back into the low 50s,??? said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
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