Cards Fall To Reds With Pirates Looming

Posted by willp on September 5, 2013

The St. Louis Cardinals lost for the third time in four days to the Cincinnati Reds, falling 6-2 in the finale.

Tony Cingrani stifled the Cards and also flashed the wood with a bunt single, a steal and scored the first run of the game. Cincinnati scored a run in six consecutive frames including home runs by Todd Frazier, Shin-Soo Choo and Jay Bruce.

St. Louis goes into their final series with first-place Pittsburgh 1.5 games behind the Pirates, and 1.5 games in front of the Reds. Joe Kelly and AJ Burnett square off in the series-opening game on the Zimmer Sports Network at 6:20.

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