On September 11, 2013 — The Pirates complete a three-game sweep of the Rangers with a 7 – 5 win in Arlington. A.J. Burnett is the winner and Kyle Farnsworth registers his first save in almost two years with top relievers Jason Grilli and Mark Melancon both unavailable. Meanwhile, the Cardinals stay in first place in the NL Central with a 5 – 1 win over Milwaukee after not getting a hit until the 6th inning; they still lead the Pirates by a game.
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