Cardinals Vs. Pirates: Scoreless 18th Forces Game To 19th Inning

History is beckoning the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates, now entering the 19th inning of a Sunday rubber match. But there's no winner in sight, with the teams still tied at 3-3 after 54 up and 54 down.

Both teams scored in the 17th inning, but could got make a dent in the scoreboard in the 18th. Jordy Mercer perished on the basepaths after a two-out double for the Pirates, while Carlos Beltran's single and pinch hitter Adam Wainwright's walk couldn't get the Cardinals any runs.

A combined 15 pitchers have been used in the game, seven by the Cardinals and eight by the Pirates. St. Louis has just one extra-base hit in the game, a two-run double way back in the fourth inning.

For more on the Cardinals, be sure to check out Viva El Birdos. To find out more about the Pirates, head over to Bucs Dugout. And, for all of your MLB needs, visit Baseball Nation.

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