National League Game Summary - Milwaukee at St. Louis|
(Sunday, September 9th)
Final Score: St. Louis 5, Milwaukee 4 (10 innings)
St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - Allen Craig's game-winning single in the
bottom of the 10th inning lifted the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the
Milwaukee Brewers in the finale of a three-game set.
Matt Carpenter hit a leadoff single to right field off Kameron Loe (6-5),
advanced to second following a wild pitch and scored on Craig's base hit to
Lance Lynn (14-7) tossed a scoreless 10th to pick up the win for St. Louis,
which snapped its three-game losing streak.
"It was a great feeling to come out on top. The last few days haven't been so
great," Craig said.
Norichika Aoki tallied two hits, including a game-tying, two-out, two-run
homer in the ninth off Jason Motte for the Brewers, who had won four of their
last five games coming in.
"To battle back, certainly going into the last inning against one of the best
closers in the game and we get two runs off him to tie it, that's resiliency,"
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said.
Matt Holliday smacked a two-run homer and Carlos Beltran hit a solo shot in
the opening frame, which helped the Cardinals jump out to a 3-0 lead.
The Brewers got a run back in the second when Corey Hart, who led off the
inning with a double before moving to third on a Carlos Gomez groundout,
scored on a Joe Kelly wild pitch.
St. Louis countered in the bottom half as Kelly hit a one-out double before
coming across the plate two batters later on Carpenter's two-bagger to right
field, which made it 4-1.
Milwaukee cut the margin in the fourth on Jean Segura's two-out, RBI single to
Milwaukee was 2-for-14 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on
base, while St. Louis finished 4-for-10 with RISP and stranded six ...
Milwaukee starter Shaun Marcum surrendered four runs on eight hits in five
innings, while Kelly allowed two runs on five hits and two walks over a six-
inning start for the Cardinals.
09/09 20:23:43 ET