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St. Louis Cardinals (33-38)

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W 7-6
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L 1-5
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5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET20:15 ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 PM MST7:15 PM EST7:45 PM VEN4:15 UAE (+1)7:15 PM CT
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4:15 PM PT5:15 PM MT6:15 PM CT7:15 PM ET19:15 ET23:15 GMT7:15 4:15 PM MST6:15 PM EST6:45 PM VEN3:15 UAE (+1)6:15 PM CT
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5:08 PM PT6:08 PM MT7:08 PM CT8:08 PM ET20:08 ET0:08 GMT8:08 5:08 PM MST7:08 PM EST7:38 PM VEN4:08 UAE (+1)7:08 PM CT

Pirates, Cardinals still in hunt in weak Central

If the Pittsburgh Pirates or St. Louis Cardinals were in any other division but the National League Central, they might already be cast in the role of seller at next month's trading deadline.

But at least this year, location is everything. The Pirates (33-40) and Cardinals (33-38) start a weekend series Friday night at Busch Stadium still in contention instead of staring at an insurmountable deficit.

St. Louis is only five games behind first place Milwaukee, while Pittsburgh is six games in arrears of the Brewers. It arrives in town fresh off a four-game split at Milwaukee that the Pirates could have turned into a series victory.

AVG: J. Gyorko.293
HR: M. Carpenter13
RBI: M. Carpenter39
SB: T. Pham6
W: A. Wainwright7
ERA: C. Martínez2.87
Saves: S. Oh16
K: C. Martínez111
NL Central
Milwaukee 4035.533-
Chi Cubs 3735.5141.5
St. Louis 3338.4655
Pittsburgh 3340.4526
Cincinnati 3041.4238
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General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .252 (19)
Runs: 308 (26)
Hits: 608 (23)
Home Runs: 85 (22)
Stolen Bases: 36 (16)
OBP: .324 (18)
SLG: .420 (20)
Total Bases: 1012 (23)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.09 (9)
Runs Allowed: 320 (9)
Saves: 22 (6)
Strikeouts: 609 (13)
OpBA: .251 (12)
OBP: .320 (12)
SLG: .413 (10)
Run Support: 4.30 (25)
Date Player Transactions
6/15 P. DeJong Called Up from Minors
6/15 J. Peralta Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
6/15 K. Wong Placed on 10-Day DL (Strained right triceps)
6/13 M. Gonzales Called Up from Minors (recalled as 26th roster player)
6/13 M. Gonzales Return of 26th man
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Date Player Status
6/15 K. Wong Strained right triceps (on 10-day DL)
5/27 K. Wong off 10-day DL
5/7 J. Martínez off 10-day DL
5/6 J. Gyorko Hand (day-to-day)
5/5 S. Piscotty off 10-day DL
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