Matt Carpenter homers, Cardinals beat up on Brewers 10-2Posted on 29 August 2017 at 11:52pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer and Luke Voit drove in four runs, backing Luke Weaver's 10-strikeout night in a 10-2 win Tuesday over the Milwaukee Brewers.
Carpenter's shot to right in the fifth had added importance for the third baseman after he had pledged $10,000 for every home run that he hit the rest of the season to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The Galveston, Texas native looked up and pointed two fingers toward the night sky as he touched the plate to extend the Cardinals' lead to 9-1.
St. Louis chased Matt Garza (6-8) with one out in the fourth. The right-hander walked five and allowed six runs, though only three were earned after the Brewers committed two errors in the third.
The loss dropped the second-place Brewers to 3 1/2 games back of the NL Central-leading Cubs, who won on Tuesday.
Most Popular Recent Stories
Audrain County death: Victim died of blood loss, crucial 30 minutes noted Posted on 13 December 2017 at 9:32pm
UPDATE: MSHP arrests 36-year-old female after Audrain County car chase Posted on 14 December 2017 at 7:49am
UPDATE: Police make arrest in regards to Fir Place standoff Posted on 14 December 2017 at 5:50am
Former CPD officer Rob Sanders heading back to court in May Posted on 13 December 2017 at 11:03pm
Second ever Montessori school may come to Mid-Mo Posted on 14 December 2017 at 7:53am