Cardinals sweep the Pirates

4 months 2 days 14 hours ago Sunday, August 11 2019 Aug 11, 2019 Sunday, August 11, 2019 10:13:55 PM CDT August 11, 2019 in Sports
By: Nathalie Jones, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals completed a three-game sweep of Pittsburgh with an 11-9 win on Sunday at Busch Stadium. 

The Cardinals trailed 8-4, but erupted for five runs in the 7th inning, highlighted by a grand slam home run by Lane Thomas. It was the rookie's first-career grand slam.

St. Louis moved into second place in the National League Central and trails the Chicago Cubs by two games.

The Cardinals visit the Royals for a two-game series Tuesday and Wednesday in Kansas City.

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