Pirates Shut Out Cards 5-0, Tied for 1st

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Francisco Liriano pitched eight shutout innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates shut out the Cardinals 5-0 on Friday night in Pittsburgh. With the win, the Pirates are now tied atop the NL Central Division with the Cards. St. Louis managed just four hits against Liriano. Meanwhile the Pirates Garrett Jones had three hits and drove in four runs to pace the Pirates offense. Shelby Miller gave up all five runs in four and a third innings and took the loss to drop to 12-9 on the season.