The Pirates gave up 12 home runs in being swept in a four-game series by the Cardinals, including three in a 6-3 loss Thursday.
Pirates right-hander Jameson Taillon concedes he probably won't pitch again this season because of an elbow injury.
The Pirates lost for the 10th time in 12 games since the All-Star break Wednesday night, 14-8 to the Cardinals at PNC Park.
Jameson Taillon, who has been on the disabled list since May 2, is again feeling pain in his right elbow.
Keone Kela says he was not given a reason why he was suspended for two games by the Pirates earlier this week.
The Pirates' chances of reaching the postseason seem slim as they are 46-54 after losing to the Cardinals 4-3 on Tuesday night.
The Pirates missed a chance to score with the bases loaded and none out in the fifth inning and lost 4-3 to the Cardinals on Tuesday night.
Keone Kela will return to the Pirates' active roster Tuesday after serving a two-game suspension.
Closer Felipe Vazquez was unavailable to pitch in Monday night's 6-5 loss to the Cardinals in 10 innings after throwing a combined 35 pitches the previous two days.
The Pirates suspended Keone Kela for two games on Monday for "violation of uniform player contract."
Paul Goldschmidt hit his fifth career grand slam in the top of the 10th and Kevin Newman was thrown out at the plate trying to score the tying run in...
Joe Musgrove allowed one unearned run and two hits in six innings Saturday night as the Pirates beat the Phillies 5-1.
Players from the 1979 World Series team find it hard to believe the Pirates haven't been back in 40 years.
The Pirates are uncertain when Trevor Williams, who was scratched from Saturday's scheduled start against the Phillies, will be ready to pitch.
Richard Rodriguez's streak of 19 consecutive scoreless appearances ended Friday night when he gave up the winning run in a 6-1 loss to the Phillies.
Jordan Lyles allowed only one run in 5 2/3 innings to the Phillies on Friday night after getting knocked out in the first inning in his previous start.
Trevor Williams (flu-like symptoms) has been scratched from his scheduled start against the Phillies on Saturday night and Joe Musgrove will take his place.
Josh Bell is back in the Pirates' lineup for Friday night's game with the Phillies after not starting Wednesday at St. Louis.