The Cardinals will look for the sweep Sunday after a 5-1 win on Sunday. The Cardinals have won 6 out of their last 7 games, while the Pirates have lost 4 in a row.
The Cardinals got four runs in the top of the fifth. Moss scored on a Gyorko strike out. The ball got past the catcher and Gyorko was able to beat the throw to first. Holliday then hit a 3 run home run to give the Cardinals a 4-0 lead. Peralta added an RBI single in the top of the seventh to make it 5-0. The Pirates were able to get a run in the bottom of the seventh with a Harrison sacrifice fly to make it 5-1.
Martínez got the win going to 7-5 on the season. Martínez gave up 1 run on 6 hits while striking out 5 and walking 3 over 8 and 2/3 innings. Liriano took the loss falling to 4-6 this season. Liriano gave up 4 runs on 4 hits while striking out 8 and walking 3 over 6 innings.
The Cardinals go for the sweep today at 3:55. Coverage starts at 3:10 on 98.9 The Game.