The Milwaukee Brewers have no answers for the St. Louis Cardinals, and that was especially true Sunday against starter Mike Leake.
The Brewers struck out ten times against Leak, marking the 42nd time this season they have amassed ten or more K’s in 87 games played this season. They finished the game with a dozen strikeouts in a 5-1 loss at Miller Park.
Brewers rookie Junior Guerra (6-2) had a three-game win streak snapped after allowing three runs on seven hits. It marks just the third Brewers loss in the 12 games started by Guerra this season.
Milwaukee took a 1-0 lead in the first when Jonathan Lucroy singled in Jonathan Villar. That duo combined to go 4-for-8 in the game.
The Cardinals then scored five unanswered runs, hitting two home runs off Guerra in the process. [Read more…]