Yadier Molina hit two home runs and the St. Louis Cardinals extended their winning streak to six games with a 6-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on Tuesday night.
Miles Mikolas struck out 10 without a walk to earn the win for St. Louis, which has now won 15 of its last 18 games.
The game was delayed in the seventh inning for nine minutes after the Brewers got caught by a pop-up shower while the roof was open.
Yasmani Grandal drew the Brewers to within 4-3 in the eighth inning, clubbing a two-run homer. But when the Brewers couldn’t draw even, manager Craig Counsell went to rookie Devin Williams in the 9th, instead of closer Josh Hader. The Cardinals tacked on two more in the ninth to make it 6-3.
The Brewers put two runners aboard in the bottom of the 9th and for a brief moment looked like they [Read more…]