Cardinals beat Pirates 5-0 for 10th straight series win
Columbia-- The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 Thursday night.
The win helped secure 10 straight series wins including two against the Colorado Rockies and the Pirates.
Back-to-back home runs from Harrison Bader and pitcher John Gant helped St. Louis start fast with the first two runs of the game.
The Cardinals have 21 wins in August, which is the most wins in a single month since August 2004.
They will look to finish August strong with a three game series against the Cincinnati Reds.