The Milwaukee Brewers were better last night, but still not good enough to end their long losing streak. That streak reached 9-games last night as the Brewers fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 in the first of a four-game series at Miller Park.
The Cardinals opened a 4-game lead atop the National League Central Division standings. The held the Brewers hitless with runners in scoring position (0 for 9).
The Brewers stranded nine base-runners in the last four innings. They’ve scored just 18 runs during the 9-game slide.
The Cardinals scored all three of their runs in the first three innings off of Wily Peralta and have now won six straight games.
Mike Fiers (4-2) pitches game two of the series for the Brewers tonight.