Nicasio Shines, Pirates sweep Cards

PIT 5 – STL 1

Win: Juan Nicasio (1-0)
Loss: Mike Leake (0-1)
Save: Mark Melancon (1)

Juan Nicasio shined in his Pirate debut, throwing six innings of 2-hit ball as the Pittsburgh Pirates (3-0) defeated the St. Louis Cardinals (0-3) on Wednesday night to earn a three game sweep —

*Juan Nicasio: 6 IP, 2 H, ER, 7 SO, 0 BB, 84-59 (P-ST)
*Andrew McCutchen: 2-4, RBI, BB, R
*Gregory Polanco: 0-1, RBI, 3 BB
*Starling Marte: 2-3, R, SO
*Francisco Cervelli: 1-3, 2 RBI, BB, SO

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