Junior Guerra pitched six innings, allowing four hits while striking out seven batters and Christian Yelch was 2-for-5 with 2 RBIs and a run scored to lead the Milwaukee Brewers (36-21) over the St. Louis Cardinals (29-24), 3-2, at Miller Park on Wednesday afternoon.
Right-handed pitcher Jeremy Jeffress earned the win, pitching one inning, striking out one batter and allowing one run on two hits for the Brewers. Josh Hader and Corey Knebel pitched the final two innings for the Brewers. Hader struck out four batters while giving up two hits and Knebel earned the save, striking out the final batter of the game.
Orlando Arcia finished the game 1-for-1 and an RBI, with a go-ahead single in a two run seventh inning to give the Brewers the lead. Leading the Cardinals offensively was Dexter Fowler, who went 3-for-4 with a run scored.
The Brewers scored three runs, on 10 hits with an error while the Cardinals scored two runs, on eight hits with an error.
Thursday, May 31
Cardinals host Pirates (4 game series)
Friday, June 1
Brewers go on the road to face the White Sox (3 game series)