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Pirates secure series sweep
Pirates 6, Cardinals 1
Southpaw Tom Gorzelanny struck out two and lowered his ERA to 1.33. (Tom Gannam/AP)
 LaRoche's home run
 Pirates score on error
 Paulino's double
The Pirates attained a little redemption on Tuesday, sealing a two-game series sweep over the Cardinals. Tom Gorzelanny pitched 8 1/3 solid innings for the win, while the Bucs provided plenty of run support, including a three-run homer by Adam LaRoche.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 17, 2007
PIT
Pittsburgh (6-6)
Won 2
Pittsburgh 6, St. Louis 1   STL
St. Louis (6-7)
Lost 2
April 17, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
2 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0   6 10 1
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 4 2
Standings thru 4/17/07  |  Gameday  |  Pirates Stats  |  Cardinals Stats
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Duffy, CF3100201.239
Wilson, SS3220101.300
Bay, LF5110004.213
LaRoche, 1B5113012.116
Nady, RF4121000.267
Paulino, C5021013.214
Bautista, 3B4010012.277
Castillo, 2B4010003.105
Gorzelanny, P3000030.000
  Capps, P00000001.000
Totals3661053616 

BATTING
2B: Castillo (1, Wainwright), Paulino (2, Thompson).
HR: LaRoche (2, 3rd inning off Wainwright, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Wilson 2; Bay; LaRoche 4; Nady 2; Paulino 3; Bautista; Castillo 2.
RBI: Nady (7), LaRoche 3 (5), Paulino (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castillo 2; Bay 2; Bautista.
S: Gorzelanny.
GIDP: Paulino.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Duffy (2, 2nd base off Wainwright/Bennett), Nady (1, 2nd base off Wainwright/Bennett).

FIELDING
E: Castillo (2, fielding).
DP: 3 (Bautista-Castillo-LaRoche, Castillo-Wilson-LaRoche, Castillo-LaRoche).

 
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Eckstein, SS3000100.245
Taguchi, LF3010102.316
Pujols, 1B3000101.160
Rolen, 3B4110012.214
Wilson, RF4010022.200
Edmonds, CF3000012.216
Bennett, C2001000.417
Miles, 2B3010001.350
Wainwright, P1000000.400
  a-Schumaker, PH1000000.176
  Johnson, P0000000.000
  Thompson, P0000000.000
  b-Spiezio, PH1000001.182
  Isringhausen, P0000000.000
Totals281413411 

a-Grounded out for Wainwright in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Thompson in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Wilson (3, Gorzelanny), Taguchi (3, Gorzelanny).
TB: Taguchi 2; Rolen; Wilson 2; Miles.
RBI: Bennett (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Miles; Wilson.
SF: Bennett.
GIDP: Taguchi 2.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Wilson (2, fielding), Eckstein (2, throw).
DP: (Rolen-Miles-Pujols).

 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gorzelanny (W, 2-0)8.14113201.33
Capps 0.20000201.17
 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wainwright (L, 1-1)6.08543413.20
Johnson 0.10000000.00
Thompson 1.22110103.72
Isringhausen 1.00000101.80

HBP: Nady (by Wainwright), Wilson (by Thompson).
Pitches-strikes: Gorzelanny 109-66, Capps 6-6, Wainwright 94-60, Johnson 3-3, Thompson 21-17, Isringhausen 12-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Gorzelanny 12-11, Capps 0-0, Wainwright 9-5, Johnson 1-0, Thompson 2-2, Isringhausen 0-2.
Batters faced: Gorzelanny 30, Capps 2, Wainwright 30, Johnson 1, Thompson 8, Isringhausen 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Capps 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Welke. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: John Hirschbeck.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:29.
Att: 42,446.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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