Keston Hiura homered, doubled and drove in three runs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals at Miller Park on Wednesday.
Jordan Lyles allowed one run and struck out nine while pitching into the sixth to earn the victory. It’s his fourth win since joining the Brewers.
Josh Hader closed out the win with a six-out save, the 26th of the season and first since August 5th.
Kolton Wong had three of the Cardinals seven hits, including a shot home run off of Lyles.
The Brewers got to Cardinals starter and loser Jack Flaherty early, scoring once in each of the first two innings. Hiura drove in the first run with an rbi groundout.
Ryan Braun scored the second run on a sac fly by Orlando Arcia.
The Brewers increased their lead to 3-0 in the fourth when Hiura homered to left on a 3-0 pitch. [Read more…]