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Burnett And Pirates Shutout The Cardinals

Last updated on Thursday, April 18, 2013

(Pittsburgh, PA) - In the National League Wednesday, The Pittsburgh Pirates hosted the Cardinals following Tuesday night’s rain postponement and managed a 5-0 shutout over the division leaders at PNC Park.

36 year old AJ Burnett pitched a no-hitter into the seventh-inning and struck out eight in picking up his first win of the season.

Carlos Beltran ended Burnett's attempt at his first no-hitter in 12 years with a 2 out double right-center field.

The Cardinals are 8-6 and continue their 10 game road trip tonight in Philadelphia.

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