Pirates Vs. Cardinals: St. Louis Hosts Pittsburgh For Weekend Series

June 27, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Joe Kelly (58) throws during the sixth inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. Marlins won 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

The St. Louis Cardinals host the Pittsburgh Pirates in a three-game weekend series at Busch Stadium.

The St. Louis Cardinals saw their five-game winning streak snapped in the series finale against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, but they are hoping to get back on track as they open a three-game weekend series against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday. Adam Wainwright (6-7, 4.32 ERA) gets the start for St. Louis, while the Pirates will counter with Kevin Correia (3-6, 4.03 ERA).

Wainwright opened the month of June with a rough start -- seven earned runs allowed over 6.1 innings in a loss to the Mets on June 1 -- but in his past four starts he has given up just eight total earned runs over 26.2 innings.

Game Date & Time: Friday, June 29, 7:15 p.m. CT

TV: Fox Sports Midwest

Radio: AM 1120 KMOX (click here for full list of affiliates)

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation St. Louis. For more in-depth coverage of this series,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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