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Sweep slips away
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Cardinals 5, Brewers 3
Corey Hart scores during the fourth inning Wednesday. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
Manny Parra hurled six-plus innings of one-run ball, and the Brewers posted three of their own by the fourth inning. However, David Riske was tagged for three runs in the eighth inning as the Cards put together a rally that ended the Brewers' dreams of a sweep and halted their five-game winning streak at Busch Stadium.
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Series at a glance:
MIL
Milwaukee (77-56)
Lost 1
St. Louis 5, Milwaukee 3   STL
St. Louis (74-60)
Won 1
August 27, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0   3 10 1
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 X   5 12 2
Standings thru 8/27/08  |  Recap: MIL | STL  |  Gameday  |  Brewers stats  |  Cardinals stats
Milwaukee AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Weeks, R, 2B 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .226
Hardy, SS 5 0 3 1 0 0 1 .288
Braun, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 6 .300
Fielder, 1B 5 0 0 0 0 2 7 .270
Hart, RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .283
Cameron, CF 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .260
Counsell, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .233
Kendall, C 4 1 2 1 0 0 3 .251
Parra, M, P 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .204
  Villanueva, Ca, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
  a-Kapler, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .300
  Riske, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Shouse, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Mota, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 36 3 10 3 2 7 24  

a-Grounded out for Villanueva, Ca in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Hart (39, Wainwright), Cameron (22, Wainwright), Hardy (27, Perez, C).
TB: Kendall 2; Hardy 4; Counsell; Parra, M; Hart 2; Cameron 3.
RBI: Hardy (63), Cameron (60), Kendall (39).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fielder 3; Weeks, R; Kendall; Kapler.
SAC: Parra, M.
Team RISP: 4-for-17.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cameron (15, 2nd base off Wainwright/Molina, Y).

FIELDING
E: Fielder (12, throw).
Pickoffs: Mota (Lopez, F at 1st base).

 
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Izturis, C, SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .256
Mather, CF-LF-CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .246
Pujols, 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .357
Ludwick, RF 4 2 3 2 0 0 0 .308
Glaus, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 3 2 .274
Molina, Y, C 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 .311
Stavinoha, LF 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .214
  a-Schumaker, PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .308
  c-Miles, PH-2B 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .314
Wainwright, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .255
  McClellan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Phelps, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
  Franklin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  d-Looper, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275
  Ankiel, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
Lopez, F, 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .248
  Perez, C, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 36 5 12 5 0 9 16  

a-Struck out for Stavinoha in the 7th. b-Singled for McClellan in the 7th. c-Reached on a fielder's choice for Schumaker in the 8th. d-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Franklin in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Pujols (35, Riske), Ludwick (31, Riske).
HR: Ludwick (32, 6th inning off Parra, M, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Molina, Y 2; Ludwick 7; Izturis, C; Pujols 3; Stavinoha; Glaus; Phelps; Lopez, F.
RBI: Ludwick 2 (97), Glaus (85), Miles (27), Lopez, F (29).
2-out RBI: Ludwick; Lopez, F.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wainwright; Stavinoha; Mather 2; Izturis, C.
SAC: Looper.
Team RISP: 4-for-13.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Lopez, F (6, 2nd base by Mota/Kendall).
PO: Lopez, F (1st base by Mota).

FIELDING
E: Wainwright (1, throw), Glaus (6, fielding).
DP: (Lopez, F-Pujols).

 
Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Parra, M 6.0 6 1 1 0 7 1 4.00
Villanueva, Ca (H, 9) 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 4.35
Riske (BS, 5)(L, 1-2) 0.1 3 3 3 0 0 0 4.61
Shouse 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 2.38
Mota 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.50
 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wainwright 6.0 8 3 2 0 2 0 3.04
McClellan 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.16
Franklin (W, 5-5) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.57
Perez, C (S, 6) 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 3.00

Parra, M pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

Game Scores: Parra, M , Wainwright .
HBP: Braun (by Wainwright).
Pitches-strikes: Parra, M 98-65, Villanueva, Ca 20-13, Riske 14-10, Shouse 11-7, Mota 2-1, Wainwright 89-59, McClellan 21-11, Franklin 23-13, Perez, C 17-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Parra, M 7-1, Villanueva, Ca 0-0, Riske 1-0, Shouse 2-0, Mota 0-0, Wainwright 5-6, McClellan 2-0, Franklin 1-1, Perez, C 0-0.
Batters faced: Parra, M 24, Villanueva, Ca 5, Riske 4, Shouse 3, Mota 1, Wainwright 26, McClellan 5, Franklin 5, Perez, C 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Villanueva, Ca 1-0, Shouse 1-1, Mota 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Jerry Layne. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:05.
Att: 41,433.
Venue: Busch Stadium.
August 27, 2008
August 27, 2008

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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