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Cardinals 7, Brewers 1: Tonight's Turning Points

Tonight they're stomach-turning points.

1) Jaime Garcia reaches on Jerry Hairston's second inning error: -.148 WPA (Video)

The Brewers were one out away from getting out of a tough inning and had the pitcher at the plate but Jerry Hairston Jr, who had just made an excellent defensive play one batter earlier, let a ground ball go through his legs. Two runs scores to give the Cardinals a 3-0 lead.

2) Yadier Molina's second inning double: -.147 WPA

Two batters before the play listed above, the Cardinals had runners on first and second with one out when Molina doubled over Corey Hart's head in right, scoring Lance Berkman and leaving two men in scoring position.

3) Nick Punto's second inning line out: +.068 WPA

In between events #1 and 2, Jerry Hairston Jr made a great defensive play to rob Punto of a single and likely RBIs. 

4) Jerry Hairston Jr's third inning strikeout: -.061 WPA

The Brewers had runners on first and third with one out in the third after Zack Greinke and Corey Hart singled, but Hairston struck out swinging and Ryan Braun popped out to end the inning.

5) Corey Hart's third inning single: +.059

One batter before Hairston's strikeout, Hart was the second half of back-to-back singles to put two men on with one out in the inning. Neither scored.