Diaz's pinch-homer lifts Cardinals past Brewers 4-1
- Author: Rosalie Stanley Apr 24, 2017,
Apr 24, 2017, 5:13
Peralta helped out on offense, putting the Brewers on the board with an RBI single in the second, but Wainwright wiped away the deficit with a one-out, two-run home run in the third. None of the hits resulted in runs for the Cardinals. Greg Garcia hit leadoff doubles in the first and third, while Yadier Molina belted a two-base hit to start the second. You've probably heard the newest as called by the Brewers TV crew or Bob Uecker, but click play in the main media slot above to hear the Korean call on MBC Sports Plus: The country where Thames got his swing back, hit 102 home runs over three years and earned the nickname "God".
With one out in the fifth, Anderson struck out while attempting to bunt on a safety squeeze, leaving Broxton caught in a rundown.
"I was already on the move, just being aggressive and hoping that Chase would put it somewhere", Broxton said. "He came in today in better shape". Anderson is off to a great start as well this season, but this Cardinals lineup is hitting.269 against him and that includes six extra base hits in 78 at bats.
Brewers: RHP Matt Garza (right groin strain) threw a bullpen session on Saturday.
Brewers first baseman Eric Thames has been one of the biggest stories of the young baseball season.
"We were at a point where we needed relievers", Manager Craig Counsell said.
"Ever since we left camp, he's been dealing with some upper respiratory issues that I think they (medical staff) were trying to identify", Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said. Lynn is 8-3 with a 2.36 ERA and 96 strikeouts in his career against the Brewers.
Cardinals: Mike Leake (2-1, 0.84 ERA) leads the National League in ERA. Kluber (2-1) faced 29 batters in the first complete-game shutout in the majors this season.
Milwaukee added a run in the fourth on Orlando Arcia's run-scoring double, and Braun hit his sixth home run of the season in the eighth, making it a 6-3 game and extending the Brewers' streak of games with a home run to 13. Peralta is 0-8 in his last 10 starts against the Cardinals.