It wasn’t the prettiest win, but the Brewers will take it. Milwaukee had to hold on for a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday at Miller Park. The victory gave the Brewers the series 2-1, their 6th straight series win at Miller Park.
All four of Milwaukee’s runs came in the first inning with the help of the Cardinals defense. St. Louis committed 3-errors and the Brewers had only 2-hits in the inning. Corey Hart had the big knock, a 2-rbi single. In the game, the Milwaukee had 5-hits as a team with 3 of them belonging to Aramis Ramirez.
Tyler Thornburg made his 2nd career start as he took the place of Zack Greinke in the rotation. Thornburg labored through 4 2/3 innings allowing only 2-runs on 4-hits while striking out 5 against 4-walks. Both of his runs came off home runs. Thornburg has allowed 7 long-balls in 12-innings this season.