Cards Fall to Brewers in Extras

Posted by bfreeman on April 15, 2013

The Cardinals bullpen woes continued Sunday.

Milwaukee rallied for 3 runs in the final three innings and won 4-3 in extra innings.

St Louis took the lead at 3-0 after a towering Matt Adams home run in the fourth inning.

Cardinal pitchers carried an impressive streak into the game, having not allowed a run in 32 innings prior to the contest. They extended the streak to 39 before Ryan Braun homered in the 8th off Trevor Rosenthal to make the score 3-2.

In the 9th, Yuniesky Betencourt doubled off Mitchell Boggs to tie the game. Milwaukee won it in the 10th with a home run by Jonathan Lucroy. Fernando Salas took the loss.

The Cardinals hit the road Monday to begin a 3 game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates in PNC Park. Preface begins at 5:20pm with first pitch coming at 6:05pm on your home for the Cardinals, ESPN 100.5 and total sports station 103.1 KTGR.

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