The Brewers rallied for a 5-4 win over the Cardinals on Friday night. Prince Fielder's infield single with two outs in the 8 th inning plated Craig Counsell with the game winning run. Matt Game's 2 run blast in the fourth highlighted a 3 run rally for the Crew.
Todd Coffey won in relief of Jeff Suppan. Trevor Hoffman loaded the bases but pitched the 9 th for the save. The win pulls the Brewers within a game of 1st place in the NL Central.
The series wraps up this afternoon as Manny Parra returns to the Big Leagues to get the start against Joel Piniero. The first pitch is slated for 1pm at Miller Park.
Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Dave Bush will get a rehab start in Appleton for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Friday night against West Michigan. Bush is slated for 3 or 4 innings of work. He was 3-4 with a 5.67 ERA in 15 games for the Brewers before being placed on the DL. He is the first Milwaukee Brewers player to be sent to the Timber Rattlers for a rehab assignment. This is the first year that the T-Rats are the Brewers single-A affiliate.