Cards rally past Pirates; earn split

Cards rally past Pirates; earn split

Chris Carpenter allowed just one hit over seven innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates and earn a split of the four-game series at Busch Stadium.

St. Louis won the game as -210 favorites, while the team’s played UNDER the posted over/under (8.5).

Yadier Molina and Brian Barden singled in the runs for St. Louis. Dennys Reyes threw a perfect ninth to pick up his first save.

Ross Ohlendorf had a no-hitter ruined in the sixth-inning, giving up two runs off seven hits in taking the loss.