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Doubleheader Game Thread #57 and #58: Milwaukee Brewers (27-29) @ St. Louis Cardinals (28-26)

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Brent Suter and Josh Lindblom will start for the Brewers today with their season on the line

Milwaukee Brewers v St Louis Cardinals Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images

After losing Thursday night, the Brewers, realistically, need to win 3 of their last 4 games to still have a chance at making the playoffs for a record third time in a row.

That means at least one, if not both, of today’s games would fall into the “must-win” bucket. Getting swept would put them in jeopardy of being eliminated if the Giants manage to sweep a doubleheader in San Diego at the same time.

But, as Ned Yost would say, the math could still be on the Brewers’ side. They are, after all, still just a game and a half behind the Reds with 4 to play.

First pitch of the first game is at 4:15 p.m. CDT.