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Clumsy Pitching By Motte Allows Pirates A Come-From-Behind Win Over Cards

Last updated on Tuesday, April 7, 2009

(ST. LOUIS, MO) - Jack Wilson hit a three-run double with two out in the top of the ninth to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 6-4 come-from-behind victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

Ryan Ludwick broke a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the eighth with a solo homer and David Freese would add a sacrifice fly to give the Redbirds a 4-2 advantage heading to the final inning.

Cardinals closer Jason Motte struggled in the ninth, loading the bases but getting two outs before facing Wilson.

Wilson slammed an 0-2 pitch into the left-centerfield gap to score Adam LaRoche, Eric Hinske and Brandon Moss.

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