The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals tonight 5-3 in a game that featured a lot of resolve from the Pirates. They had to overcome a lot of obstacles, from Francisco Liriano's struggles with command, to the Cardinals coming back twice, to a few tough breaks and base running mistakes. In the end they won and took a 2-1 series lead in the best of five NLDS. Here are five instances when the Pirates overcame a tough situation to eventually go on and win.

Francisco Liriano didn't have his best stuff tonight, but still managed a good stat line. (Photo Credit: David Hague)
1. Francisco Liriano Lacks Command
The stat line won't show it, but Francisco Liriano wasn't sharp tonight. He ended up with two runs on three hits and two walks in six innings, striking out five. Those are go...

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