The Pittsburgh Pirates have an off-day as they move on to St. Louis for four games against the Cardinals. The Pirates will send out starters Don Robinson, John Candelaria, Bert Blyleven and Jim Rooker. They will face Silvio Martinez, Bob Forsch, Pete Vuckovich and John Fulgham.
The Pirates will start the series in fourth place. They’re half a game behind the Cards, one behind the Chicago Cubs and six and a half behind the Montreal Expos.