Brewers 4 Cardinals 3.

W: Zach Braddock (1-0)
L:  Jason Motte (2-2)
S: John Axford (4)

HR: Richard Weeks (10), Colby Rasmus (10), Al Pujols (14)

MVP: John Axford (.185).
LVP: Manny Parra (-.134)

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The Brewers started their scoring early again, touching Jamie Garcia for 2 runs in the 1st inning, fueled by a Felipe Lopez error, and a Casey McGehee sacrifice fly. The Brewers increased their lead to 3 in the third with a Richard Weeks solo shot. Colby Rasmus followed suit with his own solo HR off of Manny Parra in the bottom of the third. Al Pujols brought the Cards within 1 run with a solo HR off of Manny Parra in the 6th, and a Randy Winn sac fly in the 8th tied the game at 3-3 for the Cards.

In the 10th inning Prince Fielder led of the inning with a walk, and singles by Braun and McGehee moved the big man over to 3rd base where he scored on a Corey Hart sac fly to deep center-field. John Axford pitched a scoreless 10th inning to secure the win for the Brewers, and keep them out of the NL cellar.

Manny Parra pitched well enough, striking out 10 batters in the first five innings, however in the 6th inning he walked the bases loaded and earned himself a shoulder massage from Rick Peterson and a hook from Ken Macha. Dave Bush struck out Skip Schumaker on 12 pitches, and Kameron Loe retired David Freese to get the Brewers out of the jam.

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