MLB Play by Play - Pittsburgh vs. St. Louis

Pirates 1st
Lance Lynn pitching:
Starling Marte :Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Marte struck out swinging.
Neil Walker :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Walker struck out swinging.
Andrew McCutchen :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, McCutchen singled to right.
Justin Morneau :Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Morneau flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 1st
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Matt Carpenter :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Carpenter grounded out to second.
Carlos Beltran :Foul, Beltran doubled to deep center.
Matt Holliday :Strike looking, Holliday flied out to left.
Matt Adams :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Adams flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 2nd
Lance Lynn pitching:
Marlon Byrd :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Byrd struck out swinging.
Pedro Alvarez :Strike swinging, Ball, Alvarez ground-rule doubled to center.
Russell Martin :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Martin struck out swinging.
Jordy Mercer :Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Mercer intentionally walked.
Gerrit Cole :Ball, Cole singled to center, Alvarez scored, Mercer to second.
Starling Marte :Marte hit by pitch, Mercer to third, Cole to second.
Neil Walker :Walker grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 2nd
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Yadier Molina :Molina flied out to center.
Jon Jay :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Jay grounded out to shortstop.
David Freese :Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Freese grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 3rd
Lance Lynn pitching:
Andrew McCutchen :McCutchen fouled out to right.
Justin Morneau :Strike looking, Foul, Morneau singled to center.
Marlon Byrd :Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Byrd lined out to right.
Pedro Alvarez :Ball, Alvarez homered to center, Morneau scored.
Russell Martin :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Martin walked.
Jordy Mercer :Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Mercer grounded out to third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 3rd
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Daniel Descalso :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Descalso lined out to right.
Lance Lynn :Strike looking, Strike looking, Lynn struck out swinging.
Matt Carpenter :Strike looking, Strike looking, Carpenter struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 4th
Lance Lynn pitching:
Gerrit Cole :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Cole struck out looking.
Starling Marte :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Marte grounded out to first.
Neil Walker :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Walker grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 4th
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Carlos Beltran :Ball, Foul, Ball, Beltran grounded out to first.
Matt Holliday :Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Holliday struck out looking.
Matt Adams :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Adams grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 5th
Lance Lynn pitching:
Andrew McCutchen :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, McCutchen struck out swinging.
Justin Morneau :Morneau doubled to deep left center.
Marlon Byrd :Byrd ground-rule doubled to right, Morneau scored.
Pedro Alvarez :Ball, Ball, Ball, Alvarez walked.
Seth Maness relieved Lance Lynn.
Russell Martin :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Martin singled to left, Byrd scored, Alvarez to second.
Jordy Mercer :Mercer reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Alvarez to third, Martin out at second.
Gerrit Cole :Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Cole lined out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 5th
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Yadier Molina :Ball, Molina homered to center.
Jon Jay :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Jay struck out swinging.
David Freese :Strike looking, Strike looking, Freese grounded out to third.
Daniel Descalso :Descalso lined out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 6th
John Axford pitching:
Starling Marte :Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Marte walked.
Neil Walker :Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Walker flied out to right.
Andrew McCutchen :Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Marte stole second, Foul, Ball, Ball, McCutchen walked.
Randy Choate relieved John Axford.
Justin Morneau :Strike looking, Morneau grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, McCutchen out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 6th
Adron Chambers hit for Randy Choate
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Adron Chambers :Ball, Chambers flied out to deep center.
Matt Carpenter :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Carpenter walked.
Carlos Beltran :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Beltran struck out looking.
Matt Holliday :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Holliday grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 7th
Kevin Siegrist pitching:
Marlon Byrd :Byrd safe at first on 3rd baseman Freese fielding error, Byrd to second.
Pedro Alvarez :Ball, Alvarez grounded out to second, Byrd to third.
Russell Martin :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Martin hit sacrifice fly to right, Byrd scored.
Jordy Mercer :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Mercer reached on an infield single
Gaby Sanchez hit for Gerrit Cole.
Gaby Sanchez :Strike looking, Strike looking, Sanchez popped out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Cardinals 7th
Clint Barmes at shortstop
Tony Watson pitching:
Matt Adams :Ball, Ball, Foul, Adams singled to center.
Yadier Molina :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Molina flied out to right.
Jon Jay :Foul, Strike looking, Jay struck out looking.
David Freese :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Freese walked, Adams to second.
Daniel Descalso :Ball, Foul, Descalso grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 8th
Shelby Miller pitching:
Starling Marte :Foul, Marte homered to left center.
Neil Walker :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Walker flied out to left.
Andrew McCutchen :Ball, Strike looking, McCutchen flied out to center.
Justin Morneau :Strike (foul tip), Strike swinging, Foul, Morneau struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 8th
Kolten Wong hit for Shelby Miller
Mark Melancon pitching:
Kolten Wong :Strike looking, Wong flied out to center.
Matt Carpenter :Strike looking, Carpenter grounded out to second.
Carlos Beltran :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Beltran grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 9th
Edward Mujica pitching:
Marlon Byrd :Byrd grounded out to third.
Pedro Alvarez :Foul, Strike swinging, Alvarez grounded out to pitcher.
Russell Martin :Martin fouled out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 9th
Jason Grilli pitching:
Matt Holliday :Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Holliday struck out looking.
Matt Adams :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Adams doubled to deep center.
Yadier Molina :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Molina struck out looking.
Jon Jay :Strike looking, Foul, Jay struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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