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Previewing Sunday's Pirates-Cardinals game

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Saturday, May 10, 2014, 6:03 p.m.
 

• Since April 25, Cardinals SS Jhonny Peralta has batted .365 (19 for 52), and has seven multi-hit games in his past 13 starts. In that span, Peralta is third in the National League with a .632 slugging percentage, trailing only Troy Tulowitzky (.860) and Marlon Byrd (.733). Peralta has hit four of his eight home runs against the Pirates.

• Friday, Cardinals reliever Pat Neshek made his team-high 18th appearance and stretched his scoreless streak to 1113 innings over his past 13 outings. Neshek's longest career scoreless string is 1613 innings, set in 2007 with the Twins. His 0.64 WHIP ranks third among NL relievers. Neshek has inherited a team-high 16 runners, and six have scored.

 

 

 
 


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