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Pirates-Cardinals game slated for Monday postponed

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates will not travel to St. Louis on Sunday and the opening game of their three-game series with the Cardinals has been postponed while St. Louis deals with a COVID-19 outbreak.

Monday's game has been pushed back. It's unclear whether the entire series will be scrapped pending an update by Major League Baseball. The Cardinals have not played since July 30. Monday's postponement marks their 11th game derailed by the outbreak.

"Obviously we don't want the whole series to get canceled," Pittsburgh catcher Jacob Stallings said Sunday morning. "I think we're grateful that we get a day off. It's been obviously a tough stretch. Our pitching could use it. And you know, we've had a tough schedule to start the year, so grateful for the day off, but then also everybody doesn't want three games canceled; we want to get those games in."

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Leaders
AVG: P. Goldschmidt.316
HR: T. O'Neill2
RBI: P. DeJong4
SB: H. Bader1
W: J. Flaherty1
ERA: A. Wainwright1.50
Saves: K. Kim1
K: D. Ponce de Leon8
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Chi Cubs 103.769-
Milwaukee 67.4624
Cincinnati 79.4384.5
St. Louis 23.4004
Pittsburgh 313.1888.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .217 (21)
Runs: 18 (30)
Hits: 34 (30)
Home Runs: 6 (30)
Stolen Bases: 1 (30)
OBP: .281 (28)
SLG: .382 (20)
Total Bases: 60 (30)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.77 (10)
Runs Allowed: 19 (1)
Saves: 1 (30)
Strikeouts: 37 (30)
OpBA: .197 (2)
OBP: .247 (2)
SLG: .325 (3)
Run Support: 3.77 (25)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/5 G. Cabrera Called Up from Minors
8/5 R. Ramirez Purchased From Minors
8/5 R. Ravelo Placed on 10-Day IL (COVID-19 injured list (positive test))
8/5 A. Reyes Called Up from Minors
8/5 M. Schrock Purchased From Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/9 L. Thomas COVID-19 protocol for positive test (day-to-day)
8/7 A. Dean COVID-19 protocol for positive test (day-to-day)
8/7 R. Helsley COVID-19 protocol for positive test (day-to-day)
8/5 R. Ravelo COVID-19 injured list (positive test) (on 10-day IL)
8/4 P. DeJong COVID-19 injured list (positive test) (on 10-day IL)
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