Wolf Shuts Down Cardinals in Brewers' Win

6 years 10 months 2 weeks ago Monday, September 05 2011 Sep 5, 2011 Monday, September 05, 2011 5:37:00 PM CDT September 05, 2011 in Baseball
Source: AP

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Randy Wolf allowed one run over eight innings and Ryan Braun and Nyjer Morgan each homered to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday.
The Brewers won their fourth straight to move 10 1/2 games ahead of St. Louis in the NL Central, tying their largest lead of the season.

Wolf (12-9) gave up four hits, struck out five and walked two as he improved to 6-1 with a 3.11 ERA in his last eight starts. The left-hander allowed just two hits over his final six innings, and also had a pair of infield singles.

John Axford pitched a perfect ninth to record his 41th save in 43 chances. Cardinals starter Jake Westbrook (11-8) gave up three runs and on nine hits in six innings. He tied a career high with nine
strikeouts.

 

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