D'Arnaud had two hits in the loss.
I'd like to think the offense will get better. I'd like to think the Pirates can stay in it. A game like this - plus 18 years of futility - are draining the optimism from me. Yet the Bucs are one game out of first and that's really more than I could've hoped for back in March. St. Louis used a five run fifth to beat up on Kevin Correia and the Pirates. They took the second game of the weekend set 9-1.
Correia's woes at home continued. St. Louis jumped out in front 2-0 in the second inning. Matt Holliday doubled and Lance Berkman walked. One out later Yadier Molina and Daniel Descalso hit back-to-back run scoring singles.
The Pirates would cut that lead in half in the bottom of the second. Matt Diaz doubled and moved up on a passed ball. A sing...
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