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    Saturday, May 10th (All times Eastern)

    St. Louis Cardinals (18-18) at Pittsburgh Pirates (15-20), 7:05 p.m.

    Probable Starting Pitchers: St. Louis - Lance Lynn (4-1, 3.51) Pittsburgh - Edinson Volquez (1-3, 4.19)

    (SportsNetwork.com) - Edinson Volquez hopes to avoid a fourth straight losing start on Saturday evening as he gets the call for the Pittsburgh Pirates in the middle contest of a three-game series with the St. Louis Cardinals.

    After allowing just six earned runs over his first five starts, Volquez has allowed 12 runs in back-to-back outings.

    The first came in St. Louis, a 7-0 loss in which he lasted 5 2/3 innings, and the righty followed up by giving up six runs, seven hits and two homers for a second straight start, falling 7-2 to Toronto on Sunday. Volquez fell to 1-3 and his earned run average has gone from 1.93 following a loss to Cincinnati on April 22 to 4.19 after his most recent outing.

    Volquez's setback to the Cardinals in late April dropped the 30-year-old to 3-6 against them lifetime with a 5.56 ERA in 12 starts.

    The Cardinals turn to Lance Lynn, who is winless in three starts since opening the season 4-0.

    The right-hander has followed up a loss to the New York Mets on April 24 with consecutive no-decisions and gave up two runs on three hits and four walks over six innings on Sunday at the Chicago Cubs. Lynn also struck out five in a game his club won 5-4.

    Lynn, who turns 27 on Monday, is 4-1 with a 3.51 ERA on the season and 4-2 lifetime when facing the Pirates, posting a 5.03 ERA in 11 games (9 starts).

    The Pirates took Friday's opener 6-4 thanks to Neil Walker's go-ahead, three- run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning. His seventh home run of the season came after the Cardinals got a solo shot from Jhonny Peralta in the top of the frame to go up by a run.

    Walker had three hits and drove in four runs, while Ike Davis had a pair of RBI in Pittsburgh's season-high third straight win.

    "Any comeback win is important," said Walker. "Our goal right now is to win a series, that's the most important thing."

    Allen Craig ripped a three-run homer for the Cardinals, who came in having won three of four but went 1-for-12 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.

    Craig, who did not start on Wednesday due to a slump, hit his fourth homer of the campaign. He had just two hits in his previous 21 at-bats before the home run.

    "(Craig's) not that far off," said Cardinals manager Mike Matheny. "(He) had a couple of hits today and hopefully it is something that will carry into tomorrow."

    The Pirates have won four of the seven meetings this season, also taking two of three at home from April 4-6.

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      Great 38: Win tickets to Daytona 500

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      News Now: Media General CEO talks about his career, future for company Video included

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      In December, LIN Media and Media General merged to create the second largest broadcasting company in the country. The former CEO and President of LIN Media, Vince Sadusky, was placed at the helm of the new and improved Media General. More>>

      Bill Schifino, Jr talks about being President-Elect of the Florida Bar Video included

      Updated:

      Earlier this month, Bill Schifino, Jr. was announced as the 2015-16 President-Elect of the Florida Bar. Schifino comes to this position with a strong resume. More>>

      Trio sets off on 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

      Updated:

      Joe Guthrie, Mallory Lykes Dimmitt, and Carlton Ward Jr. are embarking on a journey of a lifetime. The trio are setting off on a 70-day, 900 mile trek across the state???without any automobiles.
      More>>

      How this guide dog helps one blind triathlete chase her Paralympic dream

      Updated:

      Every time Paralympic hopeful Amy Dixon makes it to the end of another grueling triathlon, she knows her trusty companion will be waiting for her at the finish line. Sixteen years after she lost vision in her right eye, which she says she viewed as "a death sentence" at the time,  More>>

      Legoland Florida hotel to open in spring; built for kids

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      Updated:

      Legoland Florida Hotel will welcome its first guests a month earlier than previously expected.During an announcement Thursday, Legoland executives announced May 15 as the revised opening date.  More>>

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      Updated:

      Three rhinoceroses escaped from their site at a safari zoo in Israel this week, NBC reported.  More>>

      VIRAL VIDEO: Bossy 4-year-old girl feeds 6 pit bull dogs

      Little Girl Controls Pit Bull Dogs | Future Dog Trainer, Jukin Video on YouTube Little Girl Controls Pit Bull Dogs | Future Dog Trainer, Jukin Video on YouTube
      Updated:

      A video of a very authoritative 4-year-old girl feeding six very obedient pit pulls in the middle of a kitchen has gone viral on the web and is prompting a heated debate about the pit bull breed.
      More>>

      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | January 17-18 Video included

      Updated:

      See 8 fun things happening this weekend in Tampa Bay!
      More>>

      'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 nods each

      Updated:

      Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture. More>>

      109th Tarpon Springs Epiphany: Schedule of Events, Road Closures

      TARPON SPRINGS EPIPHANY CELEBRATION 2011 photo by Sue Thomas TARPON SPRINGS EPIPHANY CELEBRATION 2011 photo by Sue Thomas
      Updated:

      The 109th Epiphany celebration begins Monday, January 5 with the Arrival of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and the blessing of the fleet and continues on Tuesday, January 6 with Epiphany Services, Procession, Cross Dive and Glendi Celebration.  More>>

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