The St. Louis Cardinals are National League Central Division champions for the third straight year. Jason Heyward belted a grand slam as the Cardinals crushed the Pirates, 11-1 in the finale of a day-night doubleheader Wednesday night in Pittsburgh. St. Louis improved to 110-and-59 with the win.
Pittsburgh won the opener of the doubleheader, 8-2 on Wednesday over the Cards.
WP - Gerrit Cole - 19-8
LP - Michael Wacha - 17-7
WP - Tyler Lyons - 3-1
LP - Charlie Morton - 9-9
The Redbirds close out the season in Atlanta this weekend against the Braves. The Cards and Braves open the three-game weekend series Friday night at 6:35 pm.
Jaime Garcia (10-5) will get the start for the Birds Friday night in Georgia.
Did you know Riverbender.com is free for you thanks to our awesome advertisers? We noticed you're using an ad block software. Help us spread the word and give our sponsors some exposure by disabling your ad blocking service for Riverbender.com.