There are several sports stories and headlines for you to keep up with over the weekend. This Friday in the Bommarito Sports Update we help sift through it all to keep you updated. Some of the key story lines heading into this weekend are …
CARDINALS AT PIRATES
Third baseman Jedd Gyorko is batting .300 with 13 home runs this season.
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The Cardinals open the season’s second half with a 10-game road trip, starting with three games this weekend at Pittsburgh. All three games are on FOX Sports Midwest.
FRIDAY MATCHUP (6:05 P.M.): RHP Mike Leake vs. RHP Gerrit Cole
Mike Leake has the best ERA (3.12) among Cardinals starters.
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SATURDAY MATCHUP (6:05 P.M.): RHP Lance Lynn vs. TBD
Lance Lynn has two starts of seven scoreless innings this season — and one was against the Pirates on April 17.
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SUNDAY MATCHUP (12:35 P.M.): RHP Carlos Martinez vs. TBD
Carlos Martinez was impressive at the All-Star Game but has a 5.73 ERA over his last four starts.