The Cardinals completed the three game sweep of the Pirates winning 9-2 at Busch Stadium. Michael Wacha pitched seven shutout innings for the Cards and is now 3-0 on the season. Wacha even drove in two runs hitting with a fifth inning single making it 8-0 Cards.
The sweep increases the Cardinals lead in the NL Central division to one and a half games over both the Pirates and the Reds. The Cardinals have 19 regular season games remaining. The Redbirds have Monday off before opening a three game series with the Brewers on Tuesday night at Busch Stadium.
Fox 2 Sports reporter Kurt LaBelle was in the Cardinals locker room after their 9-2 win.