Jedd Gyorko’s two-run single capped a four-run second inning and the Cardinals went on to beat the Brewers 6-1 at Miller Park. Harrison Bader, Matt Carpenter and Francisco Pena hit solo homers for St. Louis. Carpenter finished the night with two RBIs. Michael Wacha took a shutout into the seventh to run his record to 6-and-1.
Wacha walked four, but only allowed two hits while striking out three.
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny says starting pitcher Michael Wacha was sharp.
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny says having a full arsenal of pitches has made starter Michael Wacha even better.
>>Cardinals Battle Brewers One More Time Today
The Cardinals battle the Brewers one more time this afternoon at Miller Park. It’s the finale of their three-game series, with Alex Reyes making his season debut for St. Louis. Milwaukee sends Junior Guerra to the mound. First pitch is at 12:10 p.m. The Cards are 29-and-23, four games back in the NL Central.