Cardinals thrash Pirates in Game 1

That warm feeling emanating from Pittsburgh, following the Pirates' big wild-card win over the Cincinnati Reds? Cooled. That'll happen when you allow the St. Louis Cardinals to score seven runs in the third inning, en route to a 9-1 loss in Game 1 of their National League Division Series showdown. Will the Pirates be able to recover?

  • Will the Pirates recover mentally from their 9-1 loss to the Cardinals in Game 1?

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  • Who is more to blame for the Pirates allowing seven runs in the third inning of Game 1?

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  • Which team will win the Pirates-Cardinals series?

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  • How will the Pirates-Cardinals series be decided?

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  • Are you rooting for the Pirates to win the World Series?

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  • Which team will win the National League pennant?

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