Cardinals Vs. Pirates Score Update: St. Louis Holds 2-1 Lead After 5th Inning

In a game that has bee light on offense so far -- the Pirates have nearly as many errors (3) as base hits (4) -- the St. Louis Cardinals are holding a slim 2-1 lead in the sixth inning.

Related: Cardinals at Pirates Open Thread: Lance Lynn vs. Charlie Morton

Pittsburgh starter Charlie Morton has gone five innings and allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits, while striking out six and walking three. Lance Lynn also has allowed four hits through five innings of work, and the only run he's allowed came on a home run by Alex Presley in the first inning.

Yadier Molina and Carlos Beltran have driven in the runs for St. Louis.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation St. Louis. For more coverage, check out SB Nation's Cardinals and Pirates blogs, Viva El Birdos and Bucs Dugout. News and notes from around Major League Baseball can be found on Baseball Nation.

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