Lynn shuts down Pirates as Cardinals cruise 4-0Posted on 15 July 2017 at 11:48pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lance Lynn worked 6 1/3 innings and added a rare run-scoring double at the plate as the St. Louis Cardinals cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 on Saturday night.
Lynn (8-6) allowed eight hits and struck out three without issuing a walk to win his second straight start.
Lynn hasn't allowed a run in his last 13 1/3 innings of work.
Tommy Pham had three hits and an RBI for St. Louis.
Matt Carpenter went 2 for 4 with an RBI as the Cardinals sent the Pirates to just their second loss in the last eight games.
Jameson Taillon (5-3) lost for the first time in nearly a month.
The Cardinals pecked away at Taillon for four runs in five innings.
Taillon struck out five but tied a season high by allowing eight hits.
Francisco Cervelli went 2 for 4 with a double for Pirates.
Pittsburgh left nine runners on base and went 1 for 10 with runners in scoring position.
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