Pirates 9, Cardinals 1
ST. LOUIS — Edinson Volquez tossed a complete game six-hitter and the Pirates avoided a four-game sweep. Neil Walker, Josh Harrison, Russell Martin and Andrew McCutchen all drove in two runs for Pittsburgh. Volquez has a 0.90 ERA in winning four consecutive starts for the first time. Walker extended his hitting streak to a season-high 12 games with a two-run double.