Adam Wainwright was not great, his defense let him down in a few crucial moments, and the Cardinals dropped the first game of a four-game set against the Brewers Thursday night in St. Louis.
Paul Goldschmidt continued to tear the cover off the ball, reaching base three times — including a homer — to bring his season OPS over 1.000. Andre Pallante looked great out of the bullpen after a tough night against Toronto this week. But the Redbirds’ bats were silenced in the middle innings en route to their second consecutive loss.
Here’s how it went down:
Milwaukee jumped all over Wainwright in the first inning.