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Brewers escape
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Brewers 4, Cardinals 3
Manny Parra pitched 6 1/3 solid innings for Milwaukee. (Kyle Ericson/AP)
After a solid start from Manny Parra in which he allowed only two runs in 6 1/3, the Brewers pulled off a win in the finale. Casey McGehee provided nearly all the offense, tallying three RBIs, including his two-run homer in the sixth. Prince Fielder added an RBI groundout in the sixth.
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Series at a glance:
MIL
Milwaukee (65-68)
Won 1
Milwaukee 4, St. Louis 3   STL
St. Louis (79-56)
Lost 1
September 3, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0   4 6 0
St. Louis
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   3 8 0
Standings thru 9/3/09  |  Recap: MIL | STL  |  Gameday  |  Brewers stats  |  Cardinals stats
Milwaukee AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Counsell, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .288
Catalanotto, RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .298
  Gerut, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
Braun, LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 .311
Fielder, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .300
McGehee, 3B 3 1 1 3 0 1 0 .299
Cameron, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .256
Rivera, Mi, C 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .230
Escobar, A, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269
Parra, M, P 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .143
  Weathers, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Stetter, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Vargas, C, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hoffman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 4 6 4 0 8 5  

BATTING
2B: Counsell (20, Smoltz).
HR: McGehee (13, 6th inning off Smoltz, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Braun 2; McGehee 4; Catalanotto; Counsell 2; Fielder.
RBI: McGehee 3 (49), Fielder (120).
2-out RBI: McGehee 2.
SF: McGehee.
Team RISP: 2-for-4.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
DP: (McGehee-Counsell-Fielder).
Pickoffs: Vargas, C (Rasmus, C at 1st base).

 
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Lugo, 2B 4 1 3 1 1 1 0 .302
Ryan, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .287
  a-Schumaker, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301
  b-Greene, K, PH-SS 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 .205
Pujols, 1B 4 1 0 0 1 1 4 .318
Holliday, LF 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .315
Ludwick, RF 3 0 1 1 1 1 1 .266
DeRosa, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .256
  Hawksworth, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Rasmus, C, PH-CF 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .258
Molina, Y, C 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .287
Ankiel, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .231
  Miller, T, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Smoltz, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
  Glaus, 3B 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .333
Totals 33 3 8 3 6 10 17  

a-Batted for Ryan in the 7th. b-Struck out for Schumaker in the 7th. c-Walked for Hawksworth in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Lugo (12, Parra, M), Glaus (1, Weathers).
HR: Lugo (3, 1st inning off Parra, M, 0 on, 0 out), Holliday (21, 8th inning off Vargas, C, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lugo 7; Ludwick; Glaus 2; Holliday 6.
RBI: Lugo (15), Ludwick (81), Holliday (91).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina, Y; Ryan; Pujols 2.
GIDP: Ludwick.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
PO: Rasmus, C (1st base by Vargas, C).

 
Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Parra, M (W, 10-10) 6.1 5 2 2 3 5 1 6.47
Weathers 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.58
Stetter (H, 18) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.92
Vargas, C (H, 4) 1.1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2.63
Hoffman (S, 30) 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.71
 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Smoltz (L, 3-6) 6.0 6 4 4 0 6 1 6.63
Hawksworth 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.67
Miller, T 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.70

Weathers pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Game Scores: Parra, M , Smoltz .
Pitches-strikes: Parra, M 88-53, Weathers 6-2, Stetter 4-3, Vargas, C 32-15, Hoffman 14-13, Smoltz 84-60, Hawksworth 21-14, Miller, T 10-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Parra, M 7-6, Weathers 0-0, Stetter 0-0, Vargas, C 1-1, Hoffman 0-0, Smoltz 3-6, Hawksworth 2-1, Miller, T 1-1.
Batters faced: Parra, M 26, Weathers 2, Stetter 1, Vargas, C 6, Hoffman 4, Smoltz 24, Hawksworth 6, Miller, T 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Weathers 1-0, Stetter 3-0, Vargas, C 3-0.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Gerry Davis. 3B: Mike Muchlinski.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 1 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:47.
Att: 37,791.
Venue: Busch Stadium.
September 3, 2009
September 3, 2009

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