Casey McGehee clubbed a two-run homer and drove in three runs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals, salvaging the final game of the 3-game series.
After falling behind 2-0, Manny Parra settled down and worked into the 7th to pick up the win. Parra (10-10) allowed two runs and five hits in 6 1/3 innings.
The Brewers beat John Smoltz (1-1), who was making his third start for the Cardinals. He allowed all four Brewer runs on six hits in six innings. Smoltz struck out six and walked no one.
McGehee’s homer was his second in the past three games. He had 9 rbi’s in the series.
The Brewers return home to host the San Francisco Giants on Friday night.