The Pirates hit three homers and took a 7-4 lead into the seventh inning. Milwaukee rallied to tie it and emerged victorious in extra innings. If this were a good club, this would be a win they’d have to have.
Some things don’t surprise you: Albert Pujols homered and had three hits against Pittsburgh. Some things add salt to a very open wound: Ross Ohlendorf’s miserable 2010 was compounded by a shoulder injury that forced him to leave the game after pitching to two batters. Any way you look at it, St. Louis won easily. And that was another thing that wasn’t surprising.