The Milwaukee Brewers took a 2-1 lead in the sixth inning over St. Louis on Tuesday night, then the roof caved in, leading to a 9-4 loss to the Cardinals.
The Cardinals tallied four runs in both the sixth and seventh innings to take control of the game.
The meltdown started in the bottom of the sixth when Jeremy Jeffress (3-4) loaded the bases and didn’t retire a batter. After Alex Claudio came on to strike out Kolten Wong and Craig Counsell turned next to Junior Guerra.
Guerra quickly walked Harrison Bader to force in the tying run before striking out pinch-hitter Matt Carpenter for the second out. The big blow came next, when Dexter Fowler lifted a broken-bat pop fly [Read more…]