Baseball

Cardinals Beat Pirates 6-1 in Game 5 to Win NLDS

Posted: Oct 9, 2013 9:01 PM by The Associated Press
Updated: Oct 10, 2013 2:29 PM

Rating: 0.0 (0 votes)

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adam Wainwright pitched a complete game and the St. Louis Cardinals got two-run homers from David Freese and Matt Adams to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Wednesday night and advance to the NL championship series.

Wainwright scattered eight hits in his second dominant win of the division series, coming through for the Cardinals in a winner-take-all Game 5.

St. Louis gets to stay at home to open the NLCS against the well-rested Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

The last three seasons, the Cardinals are 8-1 when facing elimination. They also won Game 5 of the NL division series at Washington last year and at Philadelphia in 2011.

KOMU First Alert Weather

Most Popular Right Now

Select a station to view its upcoming show schedule: KOMU 8 CW Mid-Missouri's CW

Coming Up Next

6:00 pmKOMU 8 News @ 6
6:30 pmWheel of Fortune
7:00 pmFood Fighters

Tonight's Schedule

7:00 pmFood Fighters
8:00 pmDateline NBC

Coming Up Next

6:00 pmFamily Guy
6:30 pmFamily Guy
7:00 pmBeauty and the Beast

Tonight's Schedule

7:00 pmBeauty and the Beast
8:00 pmArrow
9:00 pmKOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW
9:30 pmSeinfeld